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Dongria Kondh – Royal descendants of the mountain God

‘We are born of this earth, and this earth is ours. Niyamgiri belongs to us.’— Laksa Majhi Royal descendants of the mountain God The Niyamgiri hill range in Odisha state, eastern India, is home to the Dongria Kondh tribe. Niyamgiri is an area of densely forested hills, deep gorges and cascading streams. To be a… Continue reading Dongria Kondh – Royal descendants of the mountain God

Lara Trace Hentz · READ UP · Visions for a new world

Bonkers for BUNKERS: Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich | Paraguay Compounds?

(New Yorker excerpt) ...On a cool evening in early November, I rented a car in Wichita, Kansas, and drove north from the city through slanting sunlight, across the suburbs and out beyond the last shopping center, where the horizon settles into farmland. After a couple of hours, just before the town of Concordia, I headed… Continue reading Bonkers for BUNKERS: Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich | Paraguay Compounds?

Modern Disasters · READ UP · Visions for a new world

Blogging in the Trump years

Now is not the time to stop. NOW is the time to consider and reconsider what we read, write, and how we act and react.

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Architects Float Plan to Block Trump Tower Chicago Sign with Golden Pigs

An architecture firm visualizes four gilded pigs floating in the air to conceal Trump Tower Chicago’s 20-foot-tall TRUMP sign as a way to “provide visual relief to the citizens of Chicago.” Source: Architects Float Plan to Block Trump Tower Chicago Sign with Golden Pigs   Footnote: Abolitionists were not popular at first or everywhere, but… Continue reading Architects Float Plan to Block Trump Tower Chicago Sign with Golden Pigs

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Trillions, White Pines and Banded Rudderfish

By Lara Trace (a fisherman's  wife) Wrap your brain around this: In August 2016, the Defense Department's inspector general affirmed once again (following on 2013 disclosures) that the agency has little knowledge of where its money goes -- this time admitting that the Department of the Army had made $6.5 trillion in accounting "adjustments" that… Continue reading Trillions, White Pines and Banded Rudderfish

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Movies: The Eagle Huntress | What Was Ours

Telluride Film Festival: At the opening night Colorado Avenue feed (in September), director Werner Herzog checked out the Mongol father and daughter holding their trained eagles on their arms for a photo op (top photo). Sony Pictures Classics is pushing the movie for a documentary Oscar. Director Otto Bell told me his crew carried so… Continue reading Movies: The Eagle Huntress | What Was Ours

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The Media Revolution: Seizing the Means of Story-Production!

...take a closer look at what really happened... This is my post (reblog) for this week... have a great weekend!

Indian Country · Visions for a new world

Blog consolidation? Redesign coming

By LT,  your blogging buddy It's time for a blog refresh so I plan to return this fall with more writing and will redesign this blog over the next few months (and combine my author site ARMY OF ONE posts and delete that site). It's true I have more than one blog operating at one… Continue reading Blog consolidation? Redesign coming

J. Glenn Evans · READ UP · Visions for a new world

CHASING BUCKS TO CHASING WORDS | The Feast—Reflections On War

By J. Glenn Evans Broker Jim is the first of three novels that I have written. Like many first novels a lot of it is biographical, somewhat like Jack London’s Martin Eden. My early ambition was to be a writer. Grazing about in my hometown library of Wewoka, Oklahoma when I was a junior in… Continue reading CHASING BUCKS TO CHASING WORDS | The Feast—Reflections On War

J. Glenn Evans · READ UP · Visions for a new world

CHASING BUCKS TO CHASING WORDS | The Feast—Reflections On War

By J. Glenn Evans Broker Jim is the first of three novels that I have written. Like many first novels a lot of it is biographical, somewhat like Jack London’s Martin Eden. My early ambition was to be a writer. Grazing about in my hometown library of Wewoka, Oklahoma when I was a junior in… Continue reading CHASING BUCKS TO CHASING WORDS | The Feast—Reflections On War

FILM-Movies-TV · Indian Country · Quotes · READ UP · Visions for a new world

The Power of John Trudell #BlueIndians

  By Lara Trace (former editor of the Pequot Times 1999-2004) It happened years ago... but I can still feel myself outside the Pequot Museum on a bench and the wind is really blowing and John is speaking about his album, and latest tour. I knew I'd have to read what he said a few… Continue reading The Power of John Trudell #BlueIndians

J. Glenn Evans · Visions for a new world

I HAD A VISION

Guest Post By  J. GLENN EVANS I found old Roman coins spread on the sidewalk.  I took them home with me. That evening, a warm summer night, out on the front porch, I looked at the stars. I picked one of the coins from my pocket and held it in my hand. As I sat… Continue reading I HAD A VISION

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It’s Our Action Now!

IT’S OUR ACTION NOW By J. Glenn Evans It’s up to us, we the people, if we want to save life on earth and build a better world for all. The 1% cannot and will not save us. They are afflicted with the deadly greed disease. The two major parties will not save us, the… Continue reading It’s Our Action Now!

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The Great Awakening of 2018: Change will come when people wake up to this reality

Guest Post By  J. Glenn Evans   Author’s Note: this was not written for sound-biters, but for critical thinkers and activists not afraid to get off their rumps and do things. Some parts might seem repetitious but this is intentional to drive home important points that should be remembered. Many of the stated positions are… Continue reading The Great Awakening of 2018: Change will come when people wake up to this reality

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Make it Obvious Where You Went Wrong (scandals, too)

You are trying to get it right, but you might not.  Maybe though you got almost there.  If you got almost there, don’t cover your tracks.  Don’t make it seem like your work is perfect. … KEEP READING: Make it Obvious Where You Went Wrong   By Lara Trace Now that I am finishing up… Continue reading Make it Obvious Where You Went Wrong (scandals, too)