a network of services where people work to make a better place to live
There is enough expertise to make our living conditions just a little better, year by year, day by day, if we apply some basic principles of ‘first do no harm,’ care for every creature as you would care for your own. no one should be left behind, to find refuge under an THE EDGE OF AN AWNING, TO SET UP A TENT ON THE SIDEWALK, to beg for change TO EAT, to lose their home because landlords don’t have to fix a hole in the ceiling where black mold creeps in and nearly kills the human INHABITANTS during El Nina & El Nino, take your pick.
re-institute The Whole Earth Catalogue
The Whole Earth Catalogue was a giant newsprint book that lived on the bookshelf right alongside Foxfire books I NEVER READ, some quasi-science, neo-hippie experiment on how to live in the woods. WHILE LIVING THE TRUE STORY OF how one family could keep from destroying each other in the isolation of a 22-acre ‘alternative’ preserve for all kinds of birds and many other creatures that crossed our path, injured, or in need of recovery and re-entry back into the wild.
Too much of our property wealth is now owned by arch-enemies who want nothing more than to see us sink; we represent nothing they want, only merchandise to be thrown away, with a shelf life that doesn’t justify the production that went it to making one more non-essential item.
The roof top garden maintained by schools
we are supposed to look out for the younger generations, not just hand them things and money to buy things, but teach them how to care for all LIFE, AS WE FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT AGAINST ALL THOSE WHO SEEK TO DESTROY IT.
Urban Eden Windowboxes attract butterflies and hummingbirds to apartment buildings in the city
design-friendly compost buckets that contribute to the compost used in and around the flower beds and gardens that will proliferate a healthy city.
Yes, it’s about farming and yes it’s about water rights. I happen to know a lot about these things, which might surprise you.
Why it won’t work, already accounted for
It’s not a utopia because that is a dream world that doesn’t exist, largely because mankind’s notion of perfection is not perfect at all, having everything controlled, running smoothly — for what and according to whom?
working off court dates and have no free time between work, whatever their day off is, and those who would ban all good ideas, we have a plan that you could never have imagined.
It is not naive. It is not anti-profit-driven. It is smarter and more efficient and more cost-effective, precisely because it’s something that you, the keepers of the dread, the promoters of pain and misery for all but yourself, have never thought of.
There will be a crowdfund raiser coming soon to a theater in the back of a truck near you: