We have a four-day break from routine, time away from the bustle. This post suggests how to restore yourself and center your commitment to meeting the challenges ahead. If not you, who? If not now, when?
YES! Magazine to the rescue. Just when I was feeling a bit lost, along comes such a hopeful YES publication with one article on decolonizing our minds and another on escaping the chains of capitalism and inventing more cooperative local economies. Most instructive to our work in NM.
The House has passed an overtly regressive Tax Plan while the Senate works on its own bill. Where is a Democratic Party alternative? The perfect opportunity to draw distinctions between GOP & Dems is being missed while disaffected GOP voters are looking for relief.
Yet another example of capitalism at its best/worst: If we can get away with it and make more money, why not both cheat the state of millions but in doing so, cause our neighbors and small-guy competitors to pay more.
Roxanne and I attended the Kingian nonviolence training F and Sat. and it was truly a remarkable experience and many seeds were sown that Retake plans to nurture. The blog reflects on what we learned and what we hope are our next steps. The house is on fire my friends and we are the fire…
Homeless children, homeless vets, homeless women, homeless individuals who are working full-time, but can’t afford a place to live. It happens in NYC, it happens here in Santa Fe. How can we end this shameful heartbreaking reality? Join us Oct 29 when the conversation begins.
Saturday, I challenged readers to think outside the box and to consider an entirely different model for evaluating community health: Gross National Happiness. Today, we start the conversation with a brainstorm focused on: What If?
A Most Important Blog: Tshoki Zangmo from Bhutan, made the point that every time you build a prison, you increase GDP. What kind of measure is GDP? And if “you get what you measure,” what if we measured collective happiness instead of productivity? What if?
Puerto Rico: textbook convergence of Globalism, Colonialism, Capitalism, and Racism. This post explores that converge and discusses strategies to counter US policies at a local and state level through localism, sustainability, permaculture, and collective activism. You can learn more about these strategies at the extraordinary Economics of Happiness Conference in Santa Fe, Oct 12-14. Details…
Trump calls it the middle class miracle, but the miracle will be if they buy this theft. Two charts in this post tell a very different story::Huge giveaways to the 1% and corporations, less than 2% tax cut for the poor and middle class. You can’t make this up.