The 99% Occupy No Man’s Land

We are the 99%- the hand painted placards held high by masked, anonymous protestors across the globe have captured the media’s attention as the Occupy Wall Street movement has spread through major cities around the world. From its beginnings as an activist group inspired by...

Spirituality: The New Religion for the New Age

  By DG Mattichak Jr Only fifty years ago spirituality in the West was Christian. The vast majority of us thought of ourselves as Christian and attended church regularly. Up until that time Western concepts of spiritual revolved around saving your soul through living a good...

We’re mad as hell, and we’re not gonna take it anymore

“All day, all week, occupy Wall Street”, “The people united can never be defeated”, “The whole world is watching”; these were just some of the rallying cries heard throughout downtown Manhattan as I attended the march on Wall Street on Oct 5th, 2011.  I...

The Christian Reich

Christianity began as a truly benevolent and heartfelt religion based on charity, love, and acceptance.   Jesus himself, as portrayed in the Bible at least, was the epitome of all of these things.  He was almost enamored by the outcasts of society and shunned...

Eating Seasonally

The world isn’t a supermarket. Food isn’t really available year-round and at cheap prices. Most of the world waits for apples in the fall, for fresh greens in the spring—or, at least, they used to. Globalization of food as an industry has made the...