I have spent the most part of the past year like I just got kicked in the gut. Unsurprised, yet in a state of some sort of sacred reflection, of screaming-speechlessness, baffled that my worst political fears are indeed undeniably our gruesome reality today. Like that scene in 1984 my eyes torn open wide, as I… Continue reading UNCONSCIOUSNESS IS VIOLENCE
The July issue of Greenfuse reported on the June 16th RV fire that spread to the Presbyterian church Fellowship Hall, used as a food bank In downtown Garberville. We featured my extensive interview with Dordzhi Sandzhiev, the only man in his RV home when it caught fire and subsequently was reduced to ashes. Immediately after… Continue reading Pt. 2- No Foul Play? (See Pt. 1- ‘Fueling the Fire’)
Part 1-Published In Greenfuse Newspaper (greenfuse.work) July 3, 2017 If a burning church in the middle of a the night in Garberville doesn’t wake you up, I don’t know what will. Could any event be a more symbolic than a steeple in flames? No I’m not speaking of the end times, but potentially, IF government… Continue reading Pt. 1-Fueling the Fire (see Pt. 2 ‘No Foul Play’)
After hitting an unavoidable 2 ft. deep pothole I heard, “POP, POP, POW! Whoosh!” Up came the flames from beneath the hood as I scrambled to gather my laptop, purse and pile of paperwork -jarred by another bumpy ride. Luckily I wasn’t wearing my seatbelt, for the purpose of swiftly escaping to safety. As I… Continue reading Beware: Don’t Break Down In Southern Humboldt
Man Made Disaster : Man Made Monopoly If you wish to sell me that our current economy is “overseen by the invisible hand of (god guised as) the market,” then I insist these hurricanes and fires are a wake up scream from Gaia. Amidst our current season of immense and contrasted environmental chaos “price… Continue reading The Visible Hand of Gaia
“We Are One Human” Shakti, Greenfuse contributor speaks with Afghanistan refugees January 2017, only 6 months before his murder. See updated article since RIP Mahmoud Ahmad Kahn was murdered July 5th, 2017 by the family of a government official there who seized ownership of their families 5 shops, causing incredible unrest- coming soon. Here is… Continue reading WE ARE ONE HUMAN
In a happy yet dysfunctional booming cannabis industry town of Garberville, CA, Population – No one ever really knew but we generally say around 2000 (year around residents for Garberville in conjunction with Redway). Southern Humboldt, home to some of the last remaining old growth redwood forests on the planet, some of the last remaining… Continue reading Garberville Property Owner; Allegedly Assaults Two, After Attempting to Hose Down a Trio of Traveling Musicians
(Published in Greenfuse- June 5, 2017- before the fire in late June, and beating of another elderly houseless resident a few days prior- more on those stories next month) Pt. 2 Vigilantism in Humboldt County California, a Brief History? It’s a dreary late night in November, imagine you and your family traveling north of the Willits… Continue reading Make Humboldt Great Again?
Pt. 1 Vigilantism in Humboldt County California: A Brief “History”? A timeless affinity coexists between conquest, slavery, empire, extractive industries, exploitation of labor, and economic collapse- between poverty, displacement, degradation, the inequity of property ownership, prejudice, vigilantism and access to Basic Human Rights. Some scholars say that before the 1500s California was home to about… Continue reading What Came First; The Chicken, Or The Home it Didn’t Have to Roost In?
Published in Greenfuse April 2017 (Greenfuse.work) “False consciousness refers to a condition where individuals become unaware of the domination in their lives, being exploited by the same system they support.” (Antonio Gramsci) The only shocking thing about the current commander in cheif, is that people are shocked by it. This is the sort of… Continue reading Permaculture Is Political