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Medicare, the popular and successful seniors’ health care program, was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 30, 1965. On Thursday’s 50th anniversary of the landmark law, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he will introduce legislation to extend Medicare to all Americans. “We need to expand Medicare to cover every man, woman and child as a single-payer national health care program,” Sanders said at a mid-morning rally staged by National Nurse...
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Using the margins
Go out to where either your greens have made a whole lot of big side foliage you don't use at table, or have gone to seed producing volunteers (volunteer chard shown), and gather about forty leaves. Stuff your Excelsior or Excalibur or solar dehydrator with...
Go out to where either your greens have made a whole lot of big side foliage you don't use at table, or have gone to seed producing volunteers (volunteer chard shown), and gather about forty leaves. Stuff your Excelsior o...
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Erik Assadourian, co-director of State of the World 2013 and creator of the reality TV show Yardfarmers sat down with Cullen Pope, editor of EATT Magazine, a
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Erik Assadourian, co-director of State of the World 2013 and creator of the reality TV show Yardfarmers sat down with Cullen Pope, editor of EATT Magazine, a few weeks back for an interview. We wanted to repost the interview here as Erik offers some insights into his strategy to get us to a more ...
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Willard has a contrarian matrix that is intended to illustrate the evolution of contrarian arguments. It certainly appears that it evolves with time, varying from it's not happening, it's happening...
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Despite their lost friends, their crumbled houses and scarred landscape, the people of Chiri Kharka, Nepal smile and laugh as they get on with the business of
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Into the woods
We took a break between the heat waves to try out "Tessa," the new teardrop trailer. Last summer we went tent camping and I think it it was for the last time! Old bones and all that. So we asked a local builder to provide us with a roof and walls -- with ca...
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One-Straw Revolutionary - The Philosophy and Work of Masanobu Fukuoka
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Any Zen blogger will tell you there's nothing they can tell you, especially in a blog, which by design is a kind of selfie stick. For example, I go on about paths a lot, as if there were places to go on spiritual feet.  ...
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<p>Impact investing is investing to achieve a return in something you also believe in and wish to support.</p>
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  By Dana Gornall I'm staring down at my feet, framed by the bathroom tile, and looking at my toes. "I need a pedicure," I think to myself, and then grin from the irony because I now work at a high end salon. It's a new job
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Retiree, homesteader and writer; see https://sites.google.com/site/stonyrunpress/Home/risa-bear-curriculum-vitae
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    Writer and homesteader, 1975 - present
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Karen was raised underground. Now she is alone in a post-collapse world ...
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Author of six print titles including Starvation Ridge, a post-apocalyptic novel set in Oregon. Adapting in place with organic polycultural microfarming: http://risashome.blogspot.com/; writing in my spare time; see http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/risabee and http://amazon.com/author/risabear
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Chelsea Green Publishing - One-Straw Revolutionary
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One-Straw Revolutionary - The Philosophy and Work of Masanobu Fukuoka

Hiding Out in Bathrooms, Social Anxiety &amp; The Four Noble Truths. | T...
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By Dana Gornall I'm staring down at my feet, framed by the bathroom tile, and looking at my toes. "I need a pedicure," I think to myself, an

When the End of Human Civilization Is Your Day Job
www.esquire.com

For climate scientists, it can be hard to sleep at night.

Wicked problems and wicked solutions: the case of the world's food supply
cassandralegacy.blogspot.com

I am back from two days of full immersion in a meeting on something rather new for me: the world's food supply. I am still reeling from the

Afternoon fishing to be shut down on Oregon rivers
www.statesmanjournal.com

Willamette River to be closed to fishing completely below Willamette Falls

Is there any point in fighting to stave off industrial apocalypse? | Pau...
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The collapse of civilisation will bring us a saner world, says Paul Kingsnorth. No, counters George Monbiot – we can't let billions perish

The Future of Neighborhood Food Independence
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This urban farm not only feeds the stomachs of the community but also the minds, especially of the young. Linda's garden is creating a rippl

A Look at Local Sourcing
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‘Local’ is hot, but diners have many definitions and reasons for caring

Nothing to say
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That's right -- best would be to have nothing to say. Sorry about that.

Amazon.com: Risa Bear: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

She knows the weeds will win
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She knows the weeds will win. Sometimes, at night, Hearing them grow in her dreams, she'll wake, grasp Even in her two hands, a phantom this

French Pink
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There are two climbing roses by her gate, one to each side, with velvet blooms, small, but heavily scented, suitable for soaps, salves and p

This dome in the Pacific houses tons of radioactive waste – and it's lea...
www.theguardian.com

The Runit Dome in the Marshall Islands is a hulking legacy of years of US nuclear testing. Now locals and scientists are warning that rising

Climate Reanalyzer
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Step 1 — Select Region. Several model domain subsets are available. These include World, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, North Ame

Water your garden
azenista.blogspot.com

Going to be putting up plywood on the ceiling of the little zendo. It's about the carpenter ants. They do their thing, and the sawdust from

What Is This Practice?
thatssozen.blogspot.com

A book entitled The Practice of Becoming an Adult Recently I started a new Japanese language summer intensive, and since there's no college

Toward a Buddhist/Permaculture Ethic for Smallholders and Others by Risa...
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Buy Toward a Buddhist/Permaculture Ethic for Smallholders and Others by Risa Bear (eBook) online at Lulu. Visit the Lulu Marketplace for pro

Permaculture Brings Hope…Before and after Images! - The Permaculture Res...
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Permaculture transformation…see for yourself! It’s been almost nine years since I began planting this smallholding in the west of Ire