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Deeper Lessons from Ferguson: Poverty and Justice (Part 2)

There are multiple drivers for crime, just look at Wall Street and Washington D.C., but a significant proportion of crime has roots in poverty.

Making Ripples

Smart Sustainability

If my dog bit me in 1990, it doesn’t necessarily mean your dog will bite you in 2015. And no matter how high you got as a youth, it’s quite possible I’m drug-free. Yet this logic is seldom applied to sustainable living.

Advice Advice Goddess


I like to offer “Don’t have sex!” as a form of practical advice — usually just as I’m getting into my flying car.


Statutory Rape

Now Brad can be sentenced for up to two years in juvenile detention for his pretend oral sex session. And for what? Some imagined desecration?

Cover Story

Bring On The Bikes, The Blues, & The BBQ

It’s that time of year again. Students are back, the trees are changing color, and several hundred thousand bikers from all over the continent will soon make their way to our streets.


Swan Song For Summer (In Retrospect)

It has been a summer of hardship and loss, despite all the fun in the sun many of us have had.


The New Now: Organic Theater in an Organic Setting

Something’s been growing at Tri Cycle Farms throughout the past eight weeks, and it isn’t produce.


Making Cents In The Music Industry

So earlier last week, U2 released their newest album, “Songs of Innocence,” to every iTunes user for free. Yes, if you haven’t checked your “purchased” tab on iTunes you’ll find their album waiting to be downloaded.

Legacy Archive

What is the True Poverty Rate in America?

More than 40 percent of Americans between the ages of 25 and 60 will be poor for at least a year. Over the same period, more than half will be poor or nearly poor, with income at 150 percent of the poverty line, or about $27,000 annually for a family of three.

Advice Risa's Astrology

Autumn Equinox, the Peace Equation & Virgo New Moon

Sunday is the UN International Day of Peace. Monday is Autumn equinox as Sun enters Libra (Right Relations with all of life). The Soul Year now begins.