Monthly Archives: April 2014

Bernie Sanders: His Prophetic Voice Warns of Dangers to Democracy

Senator Bernie Sanders joined Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison to talk about the most important issue facing us today: saving our democracy from the oligarchs who appear poised to buy our government. “There is no end to the amount of money they will spend to create the kind of government and society they want,” Sanders said of the likes of the Koch Brothers and Sheldon Adelson. Continue reading

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Take A Look — Or A Second Look — At Aldo Leopold

The wisdom voice of Aldo Leopold is as relevant today as it was decades ago. As we deal with issues of fracking, open pit mining, climate change, and pipelines, it would serve us all well to take a look — or a second look — at Leopold’s vision of the “land ethic” and what it means for the 21st century. Continue reading

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