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Miracle Apples: Join The Ark

–by Takuji Ishikawa  (June 03, 2015) He had a leaf in his hand. There was a hole right in the middle of it. It looked as though it may have been eaten by an insect. When I said so, Akinori Kimura smiled, … Continue reading

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La Plenitud de Cada Día / The Plentitude of Each Day

–por Masanobu Fukuoka (Apr 03 , 2015) [English below] Oración de César Chávez, fundador de Trabajador@s de Granajas Unid@s (UFW) Enséñame el sufrimiento de los más desafortunados; así conoceré el dolor de mi pueblo. Líbrame para orar por l@s demás porque estás … Continue reading

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La Danza en Espiral / The Spiral Dance

–por Starhawk (Feb 20, 2015) [English below] En la madurez, yo ya no funciono bajo la ilusión de la inmortalidad que sostiene a los jóvenes. Sé que no estaré aquí eternamente. Mi preocupación ha pasado de ser, “¿Cómo aprendo a … Continue reading

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Let the Soil Be Your Canvas

–by Ron Finley (Jan 31, 2014) I refuse to be a part of a manufactured reality that was manufactured for me by some other people, and I’m manufacturing my own reality. See, I’m an artist. Gardening is my graffiti. I grow my … Continue reading

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Enoughness & The Poetry of the Forest

–by Vandana Shiva (Feb 15, 2013) Today, at a time of multiple crises intensified by globalization, we need to move away from the paradigm of nature as dead matter. We need to move to an ecological paradigm, and for this, the best … Continue reading

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Undeniable Mystery

-by Peter Berg (Aug 10, 2012) The most obvious conclusions sometimes disguise the most mysterious situations. Ask city dwellers where their water comes from, for instance. Most will answer with something like “The faucet, of course.  Want water? Turn the tap handle.  Got another timeless puzzler … Continue reading

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Open Letter to…

… Government Officials, Law Enforcement Employees, people of the University of California  and Occupy The Farm Community. To all humanity in general. That we live now in an economy and society that are not sustainable is not the fault only … Continue reading

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The Desert, The Resilience of Life and Our Collective Dignity

If life exists only in relationship with other life–community–and the organizing principle of life is partnership, what is being born in the middle of human crises? That’s what brought me to Arizona during the SB1070 collapse last May. I found … Continue reading

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Colorful Unity in Arizona: One Stroke at a Time

[I am writing this piece from El Barrio. This neighborhood was raided by ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the largest investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security) two years ago, arresting many undocumented people –a lot of them … Continue reading

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Challenging the Lack of Imagination

Challenging the Lack of Imagination of the Last Empire: The Big Picture of the Treesit “Imagination is more important than knowledge; knowledge is limited; imagination encircles the World.” -Albert Einstein by Francisco “Pancho” Ramos Stierle and Adam Wight Berkeley, CA, … Continue reading

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