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.


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 is […]

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, it […]

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 the […]

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 […]