Here and Now by Bruce Gagnon

                                                                                      

The starkness of the times
causing even old warriors
to fall
the suffering can bear a load
even on the strongest

For many moons our people
have struggled to survive
been through hell
and back
but we are here

Now

PJC Hosts Mike Roselle - Co-founder of Earth First!, Rainforest Action Network, Ruckus Society and Climate Ground Zero

Activist Lounge - Friday, April 25 - 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Gaia's Garden Restaurant, 1899 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa

FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back and Enjoy Collapse of United States

The Onion! All too true!

WASHINGTON—Putting the nation on alert against what it has described as a “highly credible terrorist threat,” the FBI announced today that it has uncovered a plot by members of al-Qaeda to sit back and enjoy themselves while the United States collapses of its own accord.

Journalists Who Broke NSA Story in Guardian Dedicate George Polk Award to Snowden

The journalists who first revealed the extent of the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities dedicated a prestigious award on Friday to their source, Edward Snowden.

The Myth of Human Progress and the Collapse of Complex Societies - Chris Hedges

The most prescient portrait of the American character and our ultimate fate as a species is found in Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.” Melville makes our murderous obsessions, our hubris, violent impulses, moral weakness and inevitable self-destruction visible in his chronicle of a whaling voyage. He is our foremost oracle. He is to us what William Shakespeare was to Elizabethan England or Fyodor Dostoyevsky to czarist Russia.

We Are Now in the Terminal Stage of our Fossil-Fuel Addiction

Cesar Chavez Day - March 31st

César Chávez

March 31, 1927 - April 23, 1997

Idle No More in Santa Rosa

Idle No More

Grassroots movement for indigenous sovereignty and protection of water, air, land and all creation for future generations!

U.S. Labor Against the War: Statement on the Eleventh Anniversary of the Illegal U.S. Invasion of Iraq

Anatomy of the Deep State

Rome lived upon its principal till ruin stared it in the face. Industry is the only true source of wealth, and there was no industry in Rome. By day the Ostia road was crowded with carts and muleteers, carrying to the great city the silks and spices of the East, the marble of Asia Minor, the timber of the Atlas, the grain of Africa and Egypt; and the carts brought out nothing but loads of dung. That was their return cargo.