November 2019

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November 2019

On the Cover

Nonviolence is a way out of isolation

In 2011, I was halfway around the world in Japan teaching English at a preschool when Occupy Wall Street started gaining momentum. Despite the presence of my parents, I felt stuck …

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Environmental Politics

Paul Hawken and Jane Goodall at Park City

at 2030 Net Zero summit last month Love, says Jane Goodall, is “a very important component” of our quest to reverse climate change. “We tend to go along with our brains, and only w …

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Local Harvest

The 100-mile Thanksgiving

You can source many of your ingredients locally. Here’s how! Thanksgiving is the penultimate holiday for food-lovers, with some of the most lovingly prepared and thoughtful food yo …

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Culture, Heal

The Nights of Grief and Mystery Tour

In Salt Lake City this month Friends are forged on the dark road heading out of town. And so we head there again, sojourning across the continent in the name of psychic sanity and …

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Environews

Fundamentally, you need to make vehicles pollute less, make people drive less, or both. – Deb Niemeier Condor 1000 takes flight! The baby California condor that hatched in Zion Nat …

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Car care = air care

Passing an emissions test has been a requirement for registering a passenger car or truck in Salt Lake County since April 1, 1984. Nonetheless, pollution coming from the tailpipes …

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Alternative Therapies, Food & Health, Garden

It’s all about healthy growth

Cultivating gardens while sowing the Seeds of Success In the summer of 2016, Wasatch Community Gardens launched an ambitious new pro­ject: to build and grow a 1.4-acre farm out of …

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Gender Equality, Memoir

Echoes and gatekeepers

Is remembering enough? I see echoes. There is a line of demarcation in my life. There is a before, when the future occupied the bulk of the scenery and the past was, mostly, ignora …

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Mindfulness

From being in the moment to Mindfulness

Mindfulness is trending these days. Since 2014, mindfulness has made the cover of TIME twice. The practice even has its very own magazine, Mindful, with articles touting the practi …

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Environmental Politics

Paul Hawken and Jane Goodall at Park City

at 2030 Net Zero summit last month Love, says Jane Goodall, is “a very important component” of our quest to reverse climate change. “We tend to go along with our brains, and only w …

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Think

Countdown

It is an old but pertinent joke. Why is there is a highway to hell, but a stairway to heaven? That should tell you something about music, life, the afterlife and the state of humor …

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Astrology, Intuitive Arts, Mindfulness

November 2019

Osho Zen Tarot:  Courage, Traveling, Exhaustion Medicine Cards: Crow, Whale, Deer Mayan Oracle: Rhythm, Etznab, Greater Cycles Ancient Egyptian Tarot: King of Cups, Three of Disks, …

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Resources

November 2019 Almanac

NOVEMBER 1  Average temps today: high 57º, low 38º. 18% chance of precipitation. Sunrise: 7:58am. Sunset: 6:24pm. NOVEMBER 2  Write a novel this month! Find tools, resources and su …

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Alternative Therapies, Health

Ketamine: This drug may finally change the way we study depression

On a recent drive to the Home Depot on 2100 South, a billboard with simple blocked letters caught my eye. “Fight Depression, KetamineSLC.com.” I had to look twice. Fight depression …

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Environmental Politics, Nature

Environews: Frac sand mine in Kane County

Peekaboo slot canyon, Kanab – area claimed for mining Environmental damage caused by fracking in the Uinta Basin is spreading to Kane County where a company called Southern Red San …

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Environmental Politics, Think

EnviroNews: Condor 1000 Takes Flight

The baby California condor that hatched in Zion National Park this past spring has fledged! On September 25, bird watchers witnessed the chick’s ungraceful first flight and reporte …

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Environmental Politics, Think

EnviroNews: Holladay City adopts clean energy plan

Holladay is the latest Utah city with a goal to adopt 100% renewable energy by 2030. In this year’s general session the Utah Legislature passed the Community Renewable Energy Act w …

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Environmental Politics, Think

EnviroNews: Update: Bears Ears, Escalante- Grand Staircase lawsuits

A federal judge has ruled that lawsuits to restore the original boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments can go forward. In Octob …

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Environmental Politics, Think

EnviroNews: BLM cozies up to industry

On September 10 the House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on Trump administration mismanagement of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) which oversees 22.8 million acres …

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Environmental Politics, Think

EnviroNews: Trump a menace to national parks

Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park, by Paxson Woelber The National Parks and Conservation Association names three Utah National Parks and Monuments among those most threatened …

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Environmental Politics, Think

EnviroNews: Trump Administration opens Utah parks to ATVs

** Nov. 18 update: The law was scrapped by the National Park Service one week before going into effect. ATV’s are still banned from National Parks.** The City of Moab, Town of Cast …

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Environmental Politics, Think

EnviroNews: Update: Lake Powell Pipeline

The Utah Division of Water Resources has withdrawn an application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the Lake Powell Pipeline, a multi-billion dollar project to …

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