May 2022 archive

Help Free Jessica Reznicek

On July 24, 2017, Jessica Reznicek admitted to engaging in acts of sabotage to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, a 1,172-mile underground oil pipeline running through indigenous territories, crossing beneath the Missouri and Mississippi rivers as well as under part of Lake Oahe near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Her actions resulted in a 4-month …

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The Hippie Kitchen Dining Garden To Reopen

Unless COVID infections, hospitalizations, and deaths again escalate unceasingly, we plan to reopen our dining garden on Thursday, June 2.  We will continue serving “to go” containers at the 6th Street gate, but our guests will be able to eat and relax in the garden. Jeff and Catherine will again be present in the garden …

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Jesus, Endless War, and U.S. Fascism

In the reality of this system, there is only one party, the War Party, with two wings, the Democrats and Republicans, although in this article they are still referred to as a “party.” The Democratic Party is hoping to thwart an election rout by running against the expected Supreme Court decision on abortion. This is …

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Climate Hegemony: Now is the Time of Monsters

Behind this LINK, is another excellent article on the climate crisis. An Excerpt: Climate Disruption The fire season calendar is getting longer and longer, but if last year is any indication, it’ll be another hot summer. 2021 saw devastating wildfires from the Mediterranean to the Amazon to the American West. Fires in Italy, Greece and …

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One-in-Five Reptiles Face Extinction

The article behind this LINK is eye-opening and very unsettling. Below is a short excerpt:  A first-of-its-kind global assessment of more than 10,000 species of reptiles (around 90% of the known total) has revealed that 21% need urgent support to prevent them from going extinct. CLIMATE CHANGE Cold-blooded reptiles must warm up in the sun …

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War Is A Spiritual Problem

The following is a reflection by Richard Rohr, OFM, from the Center for Action and Contemplation, taken from his daily meditations, this one appearing on Thursday, May 5, 2022. If you are interested in receiving his daily meditations via e-mail, contact: [email protected] Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditations From the Center for Action and Contemplation Week Eighteen: …

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