Speaking Dogmatically

Friends and neighbors, it is time to take off the blinders. Our Earth is in peril, and the status quo has collapsed. I constantly see several small groups all pushing back. We need to combine forces. Unite Women, National Organization for Women, Women to Women International, Women Empowerment, Gorilla Feminists, Pink Progressives, League of Women…

Under the thumb of Wal Mart (Humanity One World)

Topeka’s Fourth WalMart As a NOW member and current chapter president (which is a volunteer job, btw) it is my responsibility to address this issue in OUR community. Follow the links in this post. Follow the money. Occupy Wall St. and our future. For those of you actually following this issue at cjonline, my home…

Sierra Club at it’s last straw

From Walden to the White House The Sierra Club has officially decided that civil disobedience is the only card they have left to play in the struggle against climate change deniers, and will march on Washington D.C. I’m thankful they are taking this momentous step, and hope they can rally multitudes in favor of Environmental…

Learning is an Experience

Yesterday afternoon my boys were down at the creek behind our house finding tiny new crawdads, and asked if they could keep them. I immediately responded with the Kratt Brother’s mantra “All creatures deserve to live free and in the wild!” My younger son Jonny replied “But this isn’t the wild, it’s the city! The…

Light Bulb To The Dome

Parents & Teachers, I believe it is our responsibility as adults to correct and protect the environmental damage wreaked on the planet by previous generations, and the current Energy Elites.  The children we care for today will have a bleak future as adults if we do not act.  Please do not misunderstand me, I struggle with my…

Harvesting Lessons

This article by Carrie Madren shares the story of the Shady Side Elemetary school garden club and their experiences in the gardening world.  Children are learning that food doesn’t start in the grocery store, and are planting foods in ways that are historical to their environment.  For example, planting corn with squash and beans, as the Native…