Monthly Archives: February 2009

Co-op coop

I’m going to zoom back in from the whole scary question of whether or not the economy is really going to collapse, and look at a little part of the solution to whatever happens: urban livestock! Yes, you too can … Continue reading

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Doom and gloom

Yesterday my uncle sent me a link a link to an interview with Gerald Celente, forecasting an economic collapse unlike anything the world has ever seen. Then last night, there he was again on the Glenn Beck show. He apparently … Continue reading

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Showtime at the Keihin Hotel (re-run)

A couple of months ago, Republic Windows and Doors was in the news with the employee standoff that stretched on for days before they successfully got the severance pay they sought. As the drama unfolded, I wondered whether this might … Continue reading

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A little good news to share

The more I watch this economic situation, the clearer it becomes that nobody really has any idea of what is happening or what to do about it. Sure, we are all clinging to our ideological habits as we seek solutions … Continue reading

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Over to you, stockholders…

Anyone who has read this blog for a while will know that I have some pretty serious concerns about the capitalist┬áscheme of financing business. As I see it, the system works like this: People with money are able to use … Continue reading

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Lights still out in Kentucky

A couple of weeks back (while I was in Alabama) there was a huge ice storm just to the north. This is the same situation that I mentioned at the end of yesterday’s post. They are still trying to get … Continue reading

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Be careful what you wish for…

In my last post I ended with a cutesy sarcastic comment about how I hope there is news for the blog, and now I feel like a mosquito at a nudist colony (in the words of a folksy Appalachian preacher/comic … Continue reading

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