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This Year’s Thanksgiving Thoughts

It is the eve of Thanksgiving in the United States, and in keeping with my annual tradition, I’d like to remind you that Friday is Black Friday Buy Nothing Day (and also to let California readers know that our State Parks are offering free … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, as Told by Wednesday Addams…

Thanksgiving, as Told by Wednesday Addams… A great article that captures one of my favorite film moments, by Alexa Carrasco at Paste Magazine. “Wait. We cannot break bread with you. You have taken the land which is rightfully ours.” And then … Continue reading

Happy Holidays?

CGP Grey gives a brief recap of Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs and Steel, just in time for Thanksgiving. Speaking of Thanksgiving, do take some time to get in touch with gratitude for all the good things in your world.  And do … Continue reading

Indigenous Energy Idle No More

Indigenous voices are being raised.  The amazing story of Idle No More, and their resistance to the exploitation of the Alberta Tar Sands and the Keystone XL Pipeline, is a source of tremendous inspiration for me.  Local groups are organizing … Continue reading

Thankfulness and After

The History Of Thanksgiving: A Native American Perspective Here’s a critical history of the Thanksgiving holiday on Facebook.  It is notable that this thanksgiving celebration probably did not include the Indians, as the celebration was meant partly to be in recognition … Continue reading