Recently I got a comment on my post about the Student Loan Swindle from a very creative and interesting thinker who is living through this very situation herself. She has been homeless as a result and yet she has realised this is a bigger issue that many people are facing. Instead of accepting the common rhetoric of our society that the victim is to blame, she understands that there are larger forces at work that are put in place to enable this debt peonage system of education that our wonderful, ‘enlightened’ and self righteous country places so much value in. Somehow she is still smiling in this humorous yet frightening video in which she talks about this issue. Please take a second to watch her video testimonial. Please also check out her website TheMadBagLady.
August 4th, 2007
A Language Older Than Words by Derrick Jensen (2000) Chelsea Green Publishing This was a GREAT book (size-wise and content-wise), but every word was worth it. It is written from the heart and shows a different way to look at our world. A book from someone who has looked deep into his own soul an ...