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Life Inc. call to action

October 20, 2009

I recently completed the book, "Life Inc. How the world became a corporation and how to take it back," by Douglas Rushkoff.

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The book tells the compelling history of how corporations have defined and controlled the world since their inception.  It might make you rethink some basic assumptions we have about how society has evolved the way that it has. One example used in the book is the concept of having a large suburban home while working in the city, being constructed by car companies to create a market and the need for cars.  He ends the book with a call to action, specifically mentioning creating local currencies and using Community Supported Agriculture.  I've considered trying a CSA that would deliver to Arlington, but I don't really cook that much.  He also mentions Kiva.org which I use and enjoy.

Do you use a CSA?

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