Archives for September 2014

Don’t Listen to Google and Facebook: The Public-Private Surveillance Partnership Is Still Going Strong

And real corporate security is still impossible. If you’ve been reading the news recently, you might think that corporate America is doing its best to thwart NSA surveillance.

BACKGROUND TO THE WILDLANDS PROJECT

Rural landowners who desire to use their own property are shocked when they learn new regulations increasingly restrict them from doing almost anything. These regulations ostensibly protect endangered species, viewsheds, open space, or a host of other reasons for limiting the owners rights to use their land. Although the environment and society allegedly benefit from […]

Jim Beers responds to San Francisco anti-dairy advertising

BART is the Bay Area Rapid Transit district Anti-Dairy Ads on BART Urge Commuters to Bathe Exactly as the poison of illegal drugs is the root cause of so much violent and debilitating crime, and just as the army of poor children born annually into fatherless homes to be raised like weeds by elderly relatives […]

How Agenda 21 influences the Bradley County BCC 2035 joint strategic plan

This follow-up is related to our September 18 post, UN’s International Building Codes, necessary tool for Agenda 21 implementation. The Bradley County, Tennessee, Board of Commissioners voted this week to adopt the proposed 2035 Joint Strategic Plan. The post below is an example of local Agenda 21 opponents’ efforts to stop implementation through education, public awareness, […]

Gaining Access To and Then Guiding Each Student’s Subjective Perception of Reality to Change the Here and Now

Let’s pretend for a moment that we are all in the same room mulling over why K-12 education is shutting down what works and expanding everything that has ever been controversial or even tragic. We could get out a White Board and pretend to be detective Kate Beckett on the TV show Castle and create […]

UN’s International Building Codes, necessary tool for Agenda 21 implementation

Here is an excerpt from the preamble of the document Agenda 21: “Land… cannot be treated as an ordinary asset, controlled by individuals and subject to the pressures and inefficiencies of the market. Private land ownership is also a principal instrument of accumulation and concentration of wealth and therefore contributes to social injustice; if unchecked, […]

Debbie Bacigalupi on Agenda 21 and Environ’MENTAL’problems

TND Podcast Spotlight: We The People Radio On this week’s show (August 7, 2014), Debbie Bacigalupi discusses Agenda 21. At about the 34 minute mark, US Congressman Doug LaMalfa joins the show and shares his view on the behind-the-scenes political jockeying between the House, Senate and White House. Agenda 21 is discussed early on, and […]

House of Tomorrow: Targeting Behavior Change Requires Move Away from Declarative Knowledge

If you hang out in the dungeons and attics of the Transformation Blueprints like I do, one of the omnipresent confessions that is crucial, but not making it into the public domain YET, is that classroom activities and experiences are now “aims-based” or “goal-directed,” not “subject-matter based.” History, math, literature, or science course names still […]