Holiday Greetings From the White House

By: Wednesday December 25, 2013 4:27 pm

Make community with others wherever you can; love and truth are all we have to light the dark corners. of the world.


Pull Up a Chair: Festival of Lights (and sound)

By: Saturday November 30, 2013 4:00 am

This was an unusual year since Hanukkah coincided with Thanksgiving creating Thanksgivukkah. So to celebrate, here’s Adam Sandler’s classic, “The Hanukkah Song (v. 1)”.

GAP Responds to Racist Graffiti With Humane Awesomeness

By: Wednesday November 27, 2013 4:20 pm

Having spent nearly 8 years living in New York City, I know a thing or two about spotting unfortunate DIY revisions on the movie posters and advertising campaigns that litter the walls of the city. You’d be hard pressed to find a subway platform free of hand drawn penises and mustaches and other superfluous commentary.

Often times racist, sexist, and otherwise offensive graffiti goes unnoticed which is why Gap’s recently defaced ad, and the company’s respectful response, is filling the internet with all sorts of holiday cheer.

Pull Up a Chair

By: Saturday June 16, 2012 5:00 am

Birthdays, celebrations of the usual holidays, have you got ways of handling them that try to avoid the commercialism they so often demand?

Pull Up a Chair

By: Saturday January 14, 2012 5:00 am

So what did Santa bring you this year? Yeah, I know, we can’t ever seem to get peace on Earth but are there some other goodies that you got that you needed or really wanted? Did anybody else wind up with a gift sort of out of the blue that you’d been trying to budget money for prior? This is our last chance to talk about our holidays for almost a whole year so let’s get it going!

My Basement on Thanksgiving

By: Thursday November 24, 2011 10:51 am

During the holiday season, it gets really depressing to hear conventional wisdom demanding ever-increasing levels of austerity from those who can least afford it.  The Occupy Wall Street movement has been a beacon of hope to many of us, and it has been a truly remarkable experience to work together with liaisons across the country not only to get supplies to them, but to do so in a way that expresses our values and develops a model of economic sustainability.

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