Tag: Rethinking Civilization
Why Permaculture is the Future of Food, if There is a Future of Food
Permaculture is not only sustainable, it’s regenerative, and can heal the damage caused by conventional agriculture.
The “Man Without Money” Has Thrived Without a Dollar to his Name for 20 Years
This American hero has refused to become a slave to the almighty dollar, surviving on his own ingenuity, barter and trade, and what he calls “gift economy.”
Florida’s “Tire Reef” Has Become an Environmental Disaster
An artificial reef made of tires in the 1970s is breaking apart, damaging actual coral reefs and littering beaches with old tires
Study: The More Trees We’re Surrounded By, The Lower Our Stress Levels
Lining city streets with trees reduces physiological symptoms of stress in humans. The thicker the tree cover, the lower the stress levels, study finds.
The Man Behind the Bloodstained Suit: The Father of the Circumcision Civil Rights Movement
Since the 1970s, Brother K has stood on street corners around the country peacefully protesting a silent, hidden war on American boys and men — circumcision.
Live Free or Die Star Tells the “Truth about Reality TV” and Civilization
Live Free or Die star says all the things he couldn’t say on TV in a YouTube manifesto on civilization and its discontents.
Federal Court Says We Have a Constitutional Right to Feed the Homeless
Appeals court says the political activist organization Food Not Bombs has a First Amendment right to share meals with the homeless in public places
5 Minutes of Movement Between Every 30 Minutes of Sitting Reduces Risk of Early Death 55 Percent, New Study Shows
After just 30 minutes of sitting your metabolism and the enzymes that help you burn fat slow to a halt, good cholesterol plummets and the muscles in your lower body turn off. Our risk of cancer, diabetes, heart disease and chronic back pain all go up along with the number of hours we spend sitting […]
Amazon Ramps Up Sweatshop Conditions in Warehouses with Tracking Bracelets, While Whole Foods Workers Revolt Under the Behemoth’s New Reign
Conditions in Amazon’s warehouses have been called “worse than Walmart” and are about to get even worse with wristbands that track workers’ every move and nudge their hands in the right direction when they make a mistake.
“First World” Countries are Using Africa as a Dump for Old Electronics
Tens of millions of tons of toxic, trashed electronics from America and Europe are quietly, illegally dumped in Africa every year If Americans and Europeans had to store their own electronic garbage, they might not consume it so quickly. They might get their dishwashers, dryers and washing machines repaired instead of tossing them out for […]