March 26, 2008

Speaking Truth to Power—Interview with Carolyn Baker and Augustus Franklin Dunning

2008 March 28

Carolyn Baker manifests how the personal journey informs the revolution. She is an adjunct professor of history, a former psychotherapist, an author, and a student of mythology and ritual. Her website offers up-to-the-moment alternative reporting of U.S. and international news, articles containing information and opinion, and a venue of support and connection for awake individuals who want not only to be informed, but to organize their lives and communities in ways that most effectively assist them in navigating what current events are manifesting.

She is author of Reclaiming the Dark Feminine: The Price of Desire, The Journey of Forgiveness: Fulfilling the Healing Process, U.S. History Uncensored: What Your High School Textbook Didn't Tell You, and Coming out of Fundamentalist Christianity: An Autobiography Affirming Sensuality, Social Justice, and The Sacred. Her latest, The Spirituality of Collapse, is presently looking for a publisher.

She recommends Tim Bennett and Sally Erickson’s movie What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire.

Relating to the economy, she highlights Catherine Austin Fitts, who has done much work in the financial markets to reveal what others want to keep hidden.
She points out that, to get off the Grids, we need to create local economy, walkable community.
She mentions a favorite article The Collapse of Life as We Know It—Wait, I Need a Mocha Latte! by Joanna Gabriel.
She highly recommends James Howard Kunstler's  World Made by Hand, which is reviewed on her site.

Eco villages: Shannon (Virginia).

Update on the RealID Act from Melinda: Mark Lerner.
Augustus Dunning notes that our Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff, appears to have dual Israeli–US citizenship, and is said to be a former Mossad agent.
Carolyn's blog article: Building Circles of Community.

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