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CitizenFour, the acclaimed documentary about Edward Snowden, is widely available. Maybe we need to remind ourselves that the Snowden’s disclosures may have faded into the background, but the U.S. government’s all-out assault on democracy & freedom continues today, and the ongoing … more
On September 24, the LV Food Policy Council had its launch with an inaugural meeting in Allentown. The organizational structure was presented and committees were set up to address food security and thriving food systems, as well as the structure … more
Since we first raised concerns last winter, new reports have confirmed the presence of multiple carcinogens in crumb rubber infill — and that annual costs for artificial turf are much higher than for natural turf. Carcinogens — A June 2015 Yale … more
Thoughts and observations by Peter Crownfield, one of the founding members of the Alliance.
I think the author of this essay has done a good job of setting out some of the many reasons why we need to promote regenerative organic agriculture and eliminate the destructive practices and products of the industrialized food system—including disruption … more
“Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land”, said Aldo Leopold in his classic A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation from Round River (1966: 189). But land is not just the land. At least not according … more
Participatory Budgeting Starts at Home The Alliance has come into some unexpected funds recently. We’ve gotten an anonymous contribution of $10,000. Holy cow! Another $1,300, so far, has come from the estate of Janet Goloub and considerably more is expected. … more
A major component of the Transition Movement’s approach to bringing us away “from oil dependency to local resilience” is through “the heart”, the title of Part Two of the Transition Handbook. How do we get an emotional buy-in to the … more
Democracy: Easier Said Than Done Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. Climate Change, while wonderfully thoughtful, insightful, and useful-information packed book, is weak in several areas one of which is the pivotal one of engaging, empowering, and enabling people, … more
On Sunday, the London Review of Books published a new account of the killing of Osama Bin Laden by Seymour Hersh. His article shows that the story told by the Obama Administration is total fiction. Hersh says it was nothing … more