Community Politics Population Self Reliance

Moving Ahead

It’s okay, I tell myself. This is real so deal with it. Surely you know how to handle unexpected upsets by now. Yeah, I usually deal by running away. Like a horse. I keep Cecilia’s words in my pocket, turning them like a stone. “I even do have land with olive trees in southern Italy…You […]


Good News

With the world population of humans fast approaching an unsustainable 7 billion, it is heartening to read that in Brazil, the birth rate has fallen from 6.15 children per woman in 1960 to less than 1.9 today! Sources: Washington Post “Birth rate plummets in Brazil” World Population Estimate  6,989,856,903