The First 100 Days – Budget Week -Sawing Off the Branch on Which We Sit

March 21, 2017

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Day 60 of the First 100 Days

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The veil has been lifted. The administration’s budget proposal for 2018 eviscerates agencies which could have mitigated some of the climate change devastation ahead. We have confirmation that the White House is sawing off the branch on which 99% of Americans sit. The stage is in fact set for the “deconstruction of the administrative state.” Those who envision a simple but high quality life in the carbon-constrained future will need to step fully out of the arena of outworn progressive bromides in order to truly to understand the messianic forces afoot in the oval office.

The Evidence – 2018 Budget Proposal

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Why hope? The wizards behind the curtain have meticulously crafted a nihilistic agenda that will easily withstand reflexive reactions. Yet there are always choices. If we first choose to allocate time and energy to freeing our minds from the habituated thought that landed us in this morass we have a shot. Not that it will happen unless we work to radically shift our frames of reference, but Paul Hawken has a plan to stop the bleeding!

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Pamela Boyce Simms

Pamela Boyce Simms is an evolutionary culture designer who convenes the Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub (MATH), ─a six-state network of environmental activists. She is a veteran of local, regional, and national resilience-building with the Transition environmental movement, and currently works with international Quaker, Buddhist, and African Diaspora Earthcare networks. Her full bio and CV can be found here.

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