November 18, 2016

Trump’s Victory

Trump’s victory, whether bonafide or not, has left us reeling. I consider it the victory of capitalist patriarchy and I want to say why. In my books I have repeatedly tried to analyze the abstract patterns that are oppressing us, the patterns of the market that function like a puppeteer behind the scenes, both for individuals and for groups of people.
October 14, 2016

Guest Blog by Heide Goettner-Abendroth

Communal child raising is as old as humanity and not at all a new idea. The problems came with the nuclear family that started with the industrial revolution more than 200 years ago. Before that child raising in extended families always was communal, and women shared this task.
August 30, 2016

Isn’t the puzzle a gift-abstraction?

I have been watching my 18 month old grand daughter play. She does some jigsaw puzzles with two or three large pieces. She takes the pieces out, then tries to fit them back in. Isn’t the puzzle a gift-abstraction? It
August 23, 2016

Is there a ‘foundational difference’ between women’s moral thinking and men’s?

“Whether there could be a gendered difference in moral thought seems to raise the question of whether there’s a foundational difference between some parts of women’s thinking and some of men’s. To say that the question of gendered differences in thought has attracted some attention recently is a staggering understatement. And one problem is
August 5, 2016

New Blog by Genevieve Vaughan

I decided to start this blog August 1, 2016, the day of Lammas, the pagan festival of the harvest. I am in Austin, Texas and this is also the 50th anniversary of the first individual-mass killing in the USA, which happened when ex marine and student, Charles Whitman, after killing his wife and his mother, went to the top of the tower of the University of Texas
February 26, 2015

Twin Oaks an Egalitarian Community

A video about Twin Oaks an Egalitarian Community.
October 2, 2014

Twin Oaks an Egalitarian Community

People are waking up and becoming more and more aware of the incredible abundance all around us - indeed we are all really rich beyond belief. There is simply NO shortage of almost anything . . . . . if we choose to look in front of our eyes . . . . . . .
June 10, 2014


April 8, 2014

Guerrilla Gardening

Gardening as a gift.