With the world in the throws of anxiety and depression, Chamomile–the “star of medicinal species”–steps forward and reminds us why it’s a superstar.
The seed revolution began one sunny afternoon on a neatly
mowed lawn at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. For an historic moment, it wasn't
much to gawk at: a circle of about a dozen seedsmen and seedswomen sitting
cross-legged in the grass, laying out the blueprint for an agricultural
If there ever was an Illuminati orchestrating world events,
it has lost control. Today, the atmosphere among the financial elite fluctuates
between panic and resignation. They cannot be bothered to suppress all the information freely available on the Internet that is
accelerating the shift of consciousness away from separation and scarcity.
The way we produce food nowadays will be replaced by other ways that don't depend on mass infusions of nonrenewable resources. What makes it difficult for many people to factor them into a sense of the future is that the alternative methods don't look like industrial agriculture at all.
Copyright law now protects creative works for almost a
century. At the very least, copyright terms should be
drastically reduced. Of
course, the concept of revising creative compensation is based on the
presumption that we will still use monetary currency with inborn inflation in
the future. But a gradual transition would be better than picking up the pieces in a post-apocalyptic
Is the Wall Street economic meltdown gearing us up for a food crisis? Or, will we find our way to a better world with values and nutrients as our arsenal?
Celebrate this year's Buy Nothing Day with a "dance your debt away" extravaganza at Union Square, NYC. Also, check out the Ten Commandments of Buylessness.