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What light can an ancient philosopher shed on gun violence in America? A lot, I think. Below the fold is my recent posting on The Daly News , a sustainability news letter published on the website ...
by Eric Zencey
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 06:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The US government has for the first time opened up large areas off the Atlantic Coast for offshore wind farms. The department of the interior said it was proposing to offer competitive lease sales ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 198 comments on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 08:39 AM PST with 228 Recommends
In The Guardian Lester R. Brown tells it like it is. The world is closer to a food crisis than most people realize. The United States is the leading producer and exporter of corn, the world's ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Jul 24, 2012 at 06:13 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Most of us have heard the phrase “sustainable development” and perhaps a little about United Nations and other initiatives related to sustainable development such as Agenda 21 and the Earth ...
by David Satterlee
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 31, 2012 at 02:13 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Big Ideas in the 2012 farm bill debate are clearly: 1. Eliminate Direct Payments and, 2. Expand Revenue Insurance. Here are key, targeted, talking points to bring food advocates and ...
by Iowa Farm Activist
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 09:48 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I have been an absent Kos person for a couple of months now, struggling with health issues and recovering from my car accident from four months ago. My badly broken forearm is still recovering and ...
by Ellinorianne
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 08:52 AM PST with 16 Recommends
by angelajean
Comment Count 97 comments on Fri Jan 20, 2012 at 03:18 AM PST with 103 Recommends
Back in May, I told you about one of my favorite places in Buenos Aires, El ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 07:16 AM PST with 6 Recommends
After reading Meteor Blades and Robert Greenwalds diary yesterday and with the encouragement of my husband, I am going to try my hand at writing another diary. Last Saturday after participating in ...
by Jakkalbessie
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:54 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
"The Great Shutdown" continues around the world. Only disinformation, as was seen by the censorship and manipulation of news by the British Government recently reported here on DK. In Japan, ...
by workingforprogress
Comment Count 80 comments on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 01:14 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Join communities across the world this Saturday to promote clean, renewable power from the sun.
by American Progress
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jun 16, 2011 at 10:36 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . As people move from rural to urban settings in search of ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jun 16, 2011 at 11:05 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
(AGI) Rome - Silvio Berlusconi has said goodbye to nuclear power and committed to energy from renewable sources. At a joint press conference with Israeli prime minister, Benyamin ...
by workingforprogress
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jun 13, 2011 at 03:01 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
The news on Climate Change is bad and getter worse . We have already passed some tipping points and are ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 165 comments on Wed Jun 01, 2011 at 10:50 AM PDT with 130 Recommends
Instead of talking of DISPLACING people, especially the foundational people who work every day to earn a bit better life for themselves and their children, how about discussing GREEN-SPACING for ...
by norabele
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 27, 2011 at 02:52 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
In line with President Obama’s directive to strengthen our military families, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has made a significant investment in DoDEA schools. This ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue May 24, 2011 at 04:01 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
In this weekly series we have been discussing the many advantages of a vegetarian diet including: better health , animal rights, frugal living , public health, food safety, global food crisis ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 94 comments on Mon May 23, 2011 at 03:01 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute’...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon May 16, 2011 at 11:33 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Gardening is not a topic that immediately springs to mind when considering progressive politics, or political action. However, after listening to an NPR piece over the weekend about gardening and ...
by Chris Chasteen
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Apr 26, 2011 at 03:25 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
I am a left coast Marin county libertarian. I drive a pickup. I own guns and my own bowling ball. I support NPR, the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and the NRA. I have no patience for religion, but wish ...
by pacspeed
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Apr 05, 2011 at 11:42 PM PDT with 8 Recommends