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♫♫Conscious Party '69*(180 mins)
♫♫Conscious Party Rewound*(240 mins)
♫♫Conscious Riddim*(195 mins)
♫♫ Mendocino on My Mind*(355 mins)
♫♫Rock-n-Roll Can Never Die*(291 mins)
Desert Dweller Expat Ohioan!
Woodstock Revisited*♫♫(203 mins)
Missed the Woodstock** Bus in '69! more**
Learned to live in The Be Jahmin' Now!
My Take on efin' Reality
Since my freshman year at Ohio State University in 1963 to today, I 've
been living in either extreme poverty or just plain poverty! lol And today,
I'm not alone! 143,000,000 of us are either existing below the official b.s.
federal poverty line or the rest of us are paycheck-to-paycheck. The history
behind this has been cleverly kept almost impossible to figure out - for me, a
lifetime almost, lol. Connecting the events of what really has brought America
to her present insanity is efing, mind-boggling. I and others are very possibly
decedents of white settler, colonial, criminal, racists.
I and others must live knowing that We the Poor are among the millions of
poor who compose in part several color-based, economic-class-based and
urban vrs. city groupings: First off, the original Indigenous Peoples whose
pristine lands were stolen by white European settlers. Once, over 15,000,000
people freely moved to anywhere and everywhere in America. Today, there are
over 300,000,000 of us, mostly in large cities. A merciless genocide led. The
First People's nations and tribes were encountered, hunted down and murdered.
The "Discovery Doctrine" was used to "legally" steal the land of anyone found
not to be of land-owner, white Christian ancestry or citizen of other colonizer
countries. Internment camps were hastily created, followed-up by forced marches
to tracts of land re-named "reservations", (then undesirable for white settlement).
Greed, expanding empire and racism has culminated into today's sprawl of malls,
highways, clear-cut wildlands, mountain-top removals, pipelines, poverty and despair,
over-crowded, private prisons, etc. A few U.S. Indigenous reservation lands house
gambling casinos or lease oil, water and minerals rights, (virtually never given-up
willingly) to violent, machine-like corporations - as some sort of "reparations" that
supposedly pays for the millions of children and people killed or displaced.
America is divided between the vast majority who are poor, made so by the
intentional greed of the rich at the expense of everyone else, either making us
poor if we are not willing to be "better-off", by working us at odious tech jobs
or working us so that we would have to violate our common sense: to not
pollute water, food and air. Or we might be made to accept unreasonable risks
in dangerous manufacturing or construction projects. You name it, and many,
if not all elites are not putting People over profits - just the reverse!
Cities are either suffering crumbling infrastructures, or morphing into super-fund
sites, or sacrifice zones of low wealth survivors. All Americans live without
"Single-payer Medicare for All". Rural Americans do not have access to doctors or
near-by hospitals or health clinics. Like the Palestinians, if you are not rich (or not
willing to do their bidding), we, no matter what country, are all learning what it's
like to live without freedom from violent oppression by a 1% "ethnic rich" ruling
class. Multi-national corporate malevolence has forced us poor into survival mode.
War-like corporatists have forced mass migration and regional displacements through
mass destruction of infra-structure, economic sanctions and generalized aggression.
Ecological destruction has led to longterm systemic famines, causing genocide. First
People's lands were seized at gunpoint or worse everywhere, on every continent, but
Antarctica! We're next on "their" agenda.
We, me, or maybe you, may be included in the approximately seventy million
disabled Americans, the elderly and millions of children barely existing. There
are over two million incarcerated people in America: fathers, mothers, family
members and orphaned children remain in crowded, inhumane conditions. Many
inmates suffer from untreated mental and other medically needed conditions in the
under-staffed, for-profit internment-like camps due to often questionable sentences
brought about by inadequate defense council. Poverty is slavery, especially as in
for-profit privatized, state prisons. Many communities of Color and of Poor Whites
are "red-lined" and over-policed, putting the residents in a constant state of stressed
existence, not knowing from day-to-day and from paycheck-to-paycheck, whether to
somehow flee or stand their ground and fight back! Not ever knowing the loving, peaceful
feeling of real joy and restful relaxation! We poor must learn to self-organize with others.
Ancestors of many of the current ruling classes were "plantations" owners - written into
history as so-called colonists - some whose heirs would be today's "banksters". And some
of these scoundrels are revered as patriots then and today. Crooks who banked some MAJOR
wealth from their unchallenged cruelty and forced labor-camp slave holdings. Imagine: stolen,
robbed, chained and murdered like many indigenous African People - many children. Captured.
Hunted-down. Brutalized. Branded and sold as if they were cattle, "labor" commodities. Slave
auctions brought immense accumulated wealth that grew over the years and decades. Blood
money that paid for tall buildings, ships and railroads and flows still, gaining immense accrued
interest through many U.S. and trans-national banks. Corporate coffers will someday soon, be
confiscated and returned to the rightful owners, just as happened for the victims of the Nazis,
whose similar crimes against the Jews and the Romas is well documented. It's time for another
war-crimes and crimes against humanity trial as happened during the Nuremberg Trials.
Yet, slavery still lives today as private prison labor, low wage, non-union jobs, non-union
sweatshops, child sex trafficking and immoral child abduction by I.C.E. from their immigrant
parents. If most Americans are not direct decedents of these first American colonist settlers,
then we're the decedents of immigrants, stolen and brutalized African, Asian, South American
Indigenous Peoples and others - or perhaps decedents of the First Nation Indigenous Peoples.
Irregardless, today with few exceptions, most of us who are poor, are so because of a rigged
system, that stems directly from these original criminal minds that came mostly from Europe.
Many of the "plantation" owner elites, have successfully passed on their wealth and corporate
corruption schemes from coast to coast and north to south, up to the present day.
Where did all these damn police come from? Not out of thin air. Law enforcement, normally
would be at village and city level, hired by, hired from, and paid for by the citizens, collectively.
Taxes done ethically and morally right for all equally is the way that works. Security forces for
the ridiculously wealthy slave owners were originally privately-hired militias, formed from the
desperately poor of the day. These individuals were chosen for their hunting and combat abilities.
They took orders directly from their paymasters, the plantation slaveholder class. This system of
"human hunters" who willingly hunted down runaway slaves, for their bosses, the "slaveholder"
elites, worked in tandem and with impunity. And this would go on through the years, to involve
other enforcement duties that has grown gruesomely out of hand.
Today's militarized police has its roots in slavery - a cross between slave enforcement
and population control. We poor are kept in perpetual low wealth, with few exceptions,
living in a nightmare, paycheck-to-paycheck "consumer" trap. The trap forces us to
ruthlessly compete for an artificially constructed scarcity of available jobs. Most of
us (without credit) are unable to pay for a sudden $400 cash emergency, like a co-pay
for a for-profit hospital or perhaps the need for another refrigerator or a car repair.
John Trudell, Buffy Sainte Marie,
Carlos Nakai Teach-in*♫♫(193 mins)
Apache Stronghold, San Carlos, AZ
♫♫First Peoples Rock!*(500 mins)
Scott Mamaday, John Trudell,
Carlos Nakai & Friends
Flute (58 mins)
Mother Earth ROCKS!
Love You, Mom!
We Are the People Known as Earth*♫♫(249 mins)
Dixie Chicks, Neil Young with Promise of the Real and Buds Be a Jahmin'!
Sacred Oak Flats**(53 mins)
The Poor People's Campaign:
A National Call for Moral Revival
A 21st Century New and
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~ Must Know News: For and by the Poor ~
~ Must Have Conscious Music ~
~ Respect. Love. Music. Peace. Family. ~
Thursday Justice Arts Movement
Night Week One: May 17, 2018*
June 23, 2018
40 Days Season Completed!
Non-violent, Citizen Disobedience
Accomplished! Here to Stay!
A Multi-year Movement Launches!
The Poor People's Campaign:
A National Call for Moral Revival!
A New and UNSETTLING FORCE!
A 21st Century National Call for
Moral Revival! Forward Together!
Not One Step Back!
The World is a Ghetto*♫♫(65 mins)
Bruce Cockburn, Cheech and Chong
War, Bob and Ziggy Marley & Buds
The Poor People's
Has Some Dancin'
and Singin' to IT!
June 21, 2018
Theomusicology and Justice Arts Thursday**Audio*(122 mins)
June 23, 2018
Rally and March on the D.C. Capitol**Audio*(228 mins)
June 21 - Summer Solstice
Capitol March** Audio* (135 mins)
History Is A Weapon! #AbolishCorporations are making
living decently impossible! - For All of Us!
A Poor People's Campaign:
A National Call for Moral Revival - NOW!
News & Views
We Are 140,000,000 Poor Americans
MOST without Healthcare!
(Almost One of Every Two!)
Off-Grid News • Green Living • Reference • Print News
Current Events • We Rise: A Movement Songbook (pdf)
>> Fact Page 42 here > The Souls of Poor Folk (pdf)
>> Good Reads - Many good reads here!
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- Many good reads here!
The Poor People's Campaign:
A National Call For Moral Revival!
Thursday Night Justice Arts
and Spoken Word ♫♫*(442 mins)
May 13 - June 21, 2018
TMABC Slideshow**♫♫(.mov - 178 mins)
The Music at Bob's Camp (soundtrack)*♫♫(78 mins)
Rock and Roll Will Never Die!*♫♫(291 mins)
First Peoples Rock!*♫♫(500 mins)
Scott Mamaday, John Trudell
Carlos Nakai & Friends
New Springtime diggs!
Mama cardinal partaking in a yucca flower feast!
Blooming Yucca at Camp
Near Solstice Early Morning 2018
Pure artesian water!
This cattle tank is one of three feeds from a 50-gallons per hour
Flowing Artesian well (uphill near the front gate). It is located
under a mesquite tree. It is a 6' by 2' tank that empties twice
a day into a mesquite & willow grove, 50 ft. away - a 50-tree
grove that includes 30 ft. mesquites.The living area is shaded
during the 3 months of intense UV summer sun. She's a one
acre Permaculture micro-environment of eight fenced Sonoran
Desert habitat acres.
3.14 x 9sq-ft x 2ft = 56.54 cu-ft = 423 gallon tank
Love Gets You Through! 1*♫♫(256 mins)
2*♫♫(209 mins) 3*♫♫(354 mins)
Greg Brown, Iris Dement, Steven Stills, Neil Young,
Joni Mitchel, Joan Baez, John Prine, Sade,
Carlos Nakai, Bob Dylan, Tim O'Brien & Buds!
Caesar Chavez, Carlos Santana
Bruce Cockburn and Buds (233 mins)
Neil Young & Promise of the Real
Dixie Chicks, C S & N and Buds (249 mins)
Wolf Moon*♫♫(4 mins)
Neil Young & Promise of the Real
Standing Rock, ND
weather update - Here
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II President & Sr.
Lecturer of Repairers of the Breach
& Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-chairs of:
The Poor People's Campaign:
A National Call For Moral Revival
December 4, 2017 D.C. Press Briefing
The Gathering is the podcast and Medium is the blog
The Souls of Poor Folk (pdf)
We Rise: A Movement Songbook (pdf)
| Tuc NWS
|Antarctic Icecap||Arctic Icecap|
the sea ice extent minimum on September 15, 2020, expansion of the ice
edge has been most notable in the northern Chukchi and Beaufort Seas.
The ice edge along the Laptev Sea continued to retreat farther.
Antarctic sea ice has climbed to its highest extent since 2014; it may
have reached its maximum on September 28, but it is too soon to say for
Arctic sea ice extent averaged for September 2020 was 3.92 million square kilometers (1.51 million square miles), the second lowest in the 42-year satellite record, behind only September 2012. This is 350,000 square kilometers (135,000 square miles) above that record low, and 2.49 million square kilometers (961,000 square miles) below the 1981 to 2010 average. Following the minimum seasonal extent, which occurred on September 15, ice growth quickly began along in the northern Beaufort, Chukchi, and East Siberian Seas (Figure 1). Expansion of the ice edge was also notable within the East Greenland Sea and within Canadian Arctic Archipelago. By contrast, the ice edge in the Kara and Barents Seas remained relatively stable until the end of the month when it started to expand, and within the Laptev Sea the ice edge retreated slightly. The Northern Sea Route remained open at the end of September whereas the Northwest Passage southerly route (Amundsen’s route) is now blocked by ice. Ten days after the minimum extent was reached, the total extent climbed above 4 million square kilometers (1.54 million square miles) and by the end of the month the ice extent was tracking at 4.25 million square kilometers (1.64 million square miles), still second lowest in terms of daily extent.
Arctic air temperatures at the 925 hPa level (about 2,500 feet above the surface) remained overall above the 1981 to 2010 average during September. This warmth was primarily observed on the Eurasian side of the Arctic, where air temperatures along the coastal regions of the Laptev Sea reached up to 8 degrees Celsius (14 degrees Fahrenheit) above average. Below average temperatures prevailed over Greenland. Warm conditions over the Siberian side of the Arctic were driven by a strong high pressure ridge over Siberia coupled with a strong low-pressure trough centered over Svalbard. This is also manifested as a positive phase of the Arctic Oscillation (AO). A cyclonic (counterclockwise) circulation pattern set up over the Laptev Sea, bringing in warmer air from the south. At the same time, this circulation pattern enhanced ice drift out through Fram Strait and out of the Arctic Ocean. Winds from the south in the Kara and Barents Seas also kept the ice edge from expanding in that region, and led to retreat of the ice edge within the Laptev Sea. The overall rate of sea ice decline in September is now at 83,700 square kilometers (32,300 square miles) per year, or a rate of ice loss of 13.1 percent per decade relative to the 1981 to 2010 average.
While average and below average air temperature characterized the Arctic Ocean in the winter of 2019 to 2020, exceptionally warm conditions prevailed this past summer. Indeed, the summer of 2020 appears to be the warmest since at least 1979. According to the NCEP/NCAR reanalyses, monthly averaged air temperatures (at the 925 hPa level) over the Arctic Ocean, north of 70 degrees N, were at record highs in May, July, and August. June ranked as the second warmest behind 2005 (Figure 4a). Exceptionally high temperatures in May led to early development of melt ponds along the Russian coast (Figure 4b). This, combined with exceptional warmth over Siberia in June and thin ice in the region, fostered by the strongly positive phase of the Arctic Oscillation (AO) in winter (see discussion below), resulted in early development of open water within the Laptev Sea. This led to record low ice extent in the region starting in mid-June. By mid-July, Arctic sea ice extent was tracking at record lows over the period of satellite observations, fueled by the early ice retreat along the Russian coast.
Sea level pressure patterns this melt season shifted from month to month (Figure 4c). For example, high air temperatures in May were linked to a high pressure ridge over Alaska that extended into the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas. Meanwhile, unusually low pressure was focused over the central Arctic Ocean and Scandinavia, driving winds from the south over to the Kara Sea. In June, the high pressure moved over to the western Arctic Ocean. High pressure also developed throughout the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Greenland, and Scandinavia. This, combined with low sea level pressure near the pole and over the Kara Sea and Eurasia, spilled cold Arctic air into Eurasia and warm air over Siberia. In July, the high pressure ridge moved further east to the Kara and Laptev Seas. Coupled with low pressure over Siberia and Scandinavia, this circulation pattern funneled warm air from Scandinavia and Eurasia towards the pole, while pushing cold Arctic air from the Kara Sea over to Russia and from the central Arctic over to Alaska.
As August started, the pace of ice loss slowed and by the end of the month, total Arctic sea ice extent went from the lowest to the second lowest in the satellite record. This was despite August being the warmest August recorded since at least 1979.
By late August, sea surface temperatures showed large variations across the Arctic, with generally warm water to the south and colder, near-freezing water near the ice edge in most locations (Figure 4d). According to our colleague Mike Steele at the University of Washington, this cold water persists near the ice edge as the ocean gives up its heat to melt ice; this signals the last stage of summer ice retreat. The resulting new open water hardly warms up because there is little atmospheric heating late in the season from lack of solar energy. An exception is the eastern Beaufort Sea, where ice was swept southward this year into warm water along the northern coast of northwest Canada and Alaska. By mid-September, the cold northern band of sea surface temperatures expanded in response to continued ice retreat and weak atmospheric heating of the ocean. Many areas, such as the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, Canada Basin, and Baffin Bay, had lower sea surface temperatures at this time relative to August. This surface cooling happens as the calm winds of summer are replaced by windier conditions in the fall, which mixes the ocean heat downward. The date of maximum sea surface temperature is often earlier than the date of minimum sea ice extent. This is not so evident in the eastern Arctic Ocean, possibly because of the influence of warm ocean currents that continue to pump heat into the area through late summer.
The near record minimum Arctic sea ice extent in September 2020, and particularly the loss of ice along the Russian margin of the Arctic Ocean, is consistent with wind patterns associated with the persistently strong positive phase of the Arctic Oscillation (AO) this past winter. During the positive phase of the winter AO, there tends to be a pattern of offshore winds along the Russian side of the Arctic, drawing ice out of the Siberian shelf seas (Kara, Laptev, East Siberian, and Chukchi Seas) and causing new ice formation in the openings left behind. The result is that the spring ice cover along the Siberian coast is thinner than usual and more likely to melt out in summer. The 2019 to 2020 winter AO was at a record or near record positive phase (Figure 5). According to our colleague Jamie Morrison at the University of Washington, this summer’s pronounced retreat of ice north of the Laptev-Kara-Barents-Seas region is consistent with the effects of the positive winter AO. Morison notes that the winter AO has been generally positive over the past 30 years, particularly so over the last 10 years. He speculates that the atmospheric circulation pattern associated with the AO may also favor a greater influence of Atlantic water heat on the sea ice cover through weakening the cold halocline layer—the cold, but low density water at the ocean surface.
With the minimum reached, the remaining sea ice has had its “birthday,” aging one year. Assessing the ice age just before this birthday gives an indication of the health of the ice at the end of the melt season. The extent of the oldest ice (4+ years old) at that time in 2020 was 230,000 square kilometers (89,000 square miles). This is considerably higher compared to last year, when the 4+ year old ice extent stood at 55,000 square kilometers (21,000 square miles) at the 2019 minimum. The increase in 4+ year old ice in 2020 was compensated by a slight decrease in 2- to 3-year old ice and 3- to 4-year old ice (Figure 6). Overall, since the 1980s, when older ice covered over 2 million square miles (772,000 square miles) of the Arctic Ocean, sea ice has become much thinner and younger. The linear downward trend in 4+ year old ice extent at the sea ice minimum is 70,000 square kilometers (27,000 square miles) per year, equivalent to a decline of 6.1 percent per year relative to the 1984 to 2020 average.
Antarctic sea ice extent may have reached its maximum of 18.95 million square kilometers (7.32 million square miles) on September 28, but the extent could still expand in the coming days. As is typical this time of year, there are wide swings caused by winds and storms along the extensive ice edge. Ice extent is now well above the 1981 to 2020 median extent. This follows a remarkable transition from generally below median extent beginning in August 2016 to well above median extent just in the seven weeks preceding October 1, 2020. Ice extent is above the median extent along a broad area off the Wilkes Land coast and western Ross Sea, near the median extent from the Amundsen Sea clockwise to the Weddell Sea and above the median north of Dronning Maud Land, Enderby Land, and the Cosmonaut Sea. The only major area of below the median extent is in the Indian Ocean sector near the Amery Ice Shelf and eastward.
|November 13, 2020|
Four new large fires were reported this week, two in Oklahoma and one in Kentucky and Utah. Currently, 29 uncontained large fires have burned 1.9 million acres in seven states. Wildland firefighters contained 10 large fires, including the August Complex on the Mendocino National Forest in California.
NIMO (Reinarz) has been assigned to provide wildland fire support to California.
During this unprecedented time, the safety of the public and all wildland fire responders is always the number one priority for all wildland fire agencies. For more information and links to the Geographic Area Plans, visit the NIFC COVID-19 page.
An upper-level trough will move over the West today and tomorrow before traversing across the CONUS Sunday into Tuesday. Widespread precipitation falling mostly as snow, including heavy snow in the mountains, is expected across the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies and into much of northern California, the northern Great Basin, and central Rockies today into Sunday. Dry and windy conditions are likely tomorrow in portions of the central and southern High Plains with rain and thunderstorms, including potentially severe storms, likely from the southern Plains into the Great Lakes. A cold front will likely sweep through the central and eastern US on Sunday and Monday.
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