Below are my picks for the Top 5 Funniest shows of the year. The show that stands out this year for being the most consistently original and intelligent is Dan Harmon's meta-sitcom about the gang from Greendale.
After highlighting the key ingredients that help sustain the "local living economy" in Bellingham during a recession, the Journey of Action team traveled to Portland, Ore., a truly progressive, community-centric city.
I recently signed up with a friend's church to help build houses at a Habitat for Humanity site in Los Angeles. As a civically engaged secular person, was I okay with doing a good deed in the name of the church?
As we have to live with less energy, we will have to live more locally, the opposite of globalization. The transition movement strives not to "go back to the land," but to increase the resilience of communities.
Neither the left nor the right has the answers to our most pressing problems, though each will continue to say that it does. So we have to focus on the spiritual and moral values that bring us together.