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Who Wins…

Who Wins…

Shortly we will know who the next president of the US will be. We wanted to take a moment to remind everyone that whether “your” candidate wins or loses, it… Read more »

Robert Paterson interview on the end of the rat race

Robert Paterson interview on the end of the rat race

Last week I wrote a review of Robert Paterson’s ebook You Don’t Need a Job: The Rise of the Network. Yesterday, Paterson was gracious enough to allow me to ask… Read more »

Politics as street magic

Politics as street magic

Have you ever seen David Blaine’s street magic? Check out this video… The biggest “trick” in magic is to have a person focus on the unimportant while completely ignoring the… Read more »

Things to ponder

Things to ponder

Wall-E               Wal Mart               Letter from Aldous Huxley to George Orwell in 1949  “Within the next generation… Read more »

Leaked documents show ADA campaign of surveillance and threats against nutritional bloggers

Leaked documents show ADA campaign of surveillance and threats against nutritional bloggers

Back in April I wrote about the case of Steve Cooksey, a former morbidly obese diabetic who radically changed his diet by subscribing to Paleo principles and licked his diabetes…. Read more »

They can work both ways.

They can work both ways.

Is this fence to keep Mexicans out or Americans in? That was what I was wondering the other day when my US passport renewal was denied. A few weeks ago… Read more »

Is the concept of a nation state even relevant anymore?

Is the concept of a nation state even relevant anymore?

Did you know that prior to 1914, there were only two countries in the world (Czarist Russia and the Ottoman Empire) that required you to have a passport if you… Read more »

Governments, central banks and gold… Watch what they do, not what they say

Governments, central banks and gold… Watch what they do, not what they say

Below is a piece from a friend, Alex Stanczyk, that he has graciously given us permission to re-post here.  It’s a speech that he gave recently to the 5th Annual… Read more »

The next green revolution is already here

The next green revolution is already here

Uschi, a friend from Austria, sent me a really cool story yesterday about a group of intrepid permaculturists in Seattle who have successfully convinced the city fathers to let them… Read more »

Hurrah for the Underdog

Hurrah for the Underdog

We are big fans of local organic farming and not just because we are building an organic farm in Panama. Foremost is that it creates community resilience but also the… Read more »

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