Saturn’s Revenge : Political Therapy

“In all the time that we’ve spent trying to figure out who the villain would be in the final act, not once did we consider the possibility that the greatest threat to our civilization could be us.”

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Native Fashion Now

Just as Columbus-era Native Americans developed techniques for working with the colorful Venetian beads that they acquired through trade, the skills of their descendants have also evolved to reflect the latest innovations. In Wendy Ponca’s dresses that are inspired by the “Sky World,” she blends fox fur and bald eagle feathers with crystals and Mylar, a reflective silver material found in space shuttles.

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Desperately Seeking Sustainable Style

 “Looking back in History, we see that the origins of fashion portray the character of a world built by manual techniques and natural fibers. Design was carried out as a reflection of culture and society. These are the images of an extinct world we need to recover.”   – Adriana Marina, Founder of Animana Anyone with…

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Perception in the Age of Truth-iness

truthiness [trooth-ee-ness] – believing something that feels true, even if it isn’t supported by fact … “The entertainment industry and mainstream media perpetuate bias through the stories they tell and the images they omit.”

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Gilded Mane

TALES FROM THE WINDING PATH I must warn you in advance that the following story is incomplete. Memory has a way of presenting its own reality, of dwelling on some events and ignoring others entirely. All I have are my recollections, old photographs, written words, and my mother’s elephantine memory, in order to piece together the various …

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Girls in the Years of Living Dangerously

“Why don’t you place just one crumb of basic human compassion on this fat free muffin of sociopathic detachment, see how it tastes.”  Ever since the auspicious debut of the HBO show “Girls,” I have been trying to figure out why I continue to watch something that actually makes me physically uncomfortable. Is it the…

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The Life Experiment

We have more conveniences, but less time. more experts, but more problems; more medicines, but less healthiness. We’ve been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet the new neighbour. We build more computers to hold more information, to produce more copies then ever, but have less communication. We…

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