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Disaster Recovery and Big Government

Christian Parenti has a really good article in TomDispatch about the reasons why Climate Change may change people’st thinking about the role of government: Global warming and the freaky, increasingly extreme weather that will accompany it is going to change all that. After all, there is only one institution that actually has the capacity to…

Helping Folks in the Northeast Recover

A number of you have requested information about where to donate to in order to help folks in the northeast who are recovering from the floods. Please do donate if you can – there’s a lot of need out here, some of which is evolving as it finally dries up and the sun comes out!…

We’re So Lucky

The first thing you need to know is that no one ever complains. I’ve seen a few people cry, mostly about lost pets, but what they say is “we’re so lucky.” They say “We’re so lucky” as elders in their 80s and 90s put all the possessions of a lifetime out on the street to…

The Rain it Raineth Every Day

When that I was and a little tiny boy, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain, A foolish thing was but a toy, For the rain it raineth every day. But when I came to man’s estate, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain, ‘Gainst knaves and thieves men shut their gate, For…