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Kiva Frowns but we Smile when Microloans Default

For every sweatshop-free t-shirt we sell at Skreened, we set aside a dollar to donate to some form of economic development for the poor people living overseas. Initially, we participated in microloans under the Kiva system, thinking that the non-profit’s loans must be generously giving

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Our Made In The USA Skull Voting Tshirt

The skull is to represent what will happen to democracy if you don’t vote this year.Voting is the quintessential American ritual. So, we thought it was especially important that this tshirt is made in the USA.

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Newt Gingrich for President of the Moon

Newt Gingrich wants to be President so that he can build home for himself on the Moon? Fine. Let’s give it to him. Only, let’s not make him President of the United States of America. Let’s make Newt Gingrich President of the Moon, and then have the Russians ship him off on a Soyuz rocket to serve out his term there, in a capsule on the side of the crater, the ruler of all he can see.

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Donation: Village Enterprise Fund

Every time the writers for Irregular Times sell a sweatshop-free made in the USA t-shirt, we chip in a dollar toward economic development in an impoverished nation. That’s the way we slice the Gordian knot of supporting ethical production while also sending dollars to people

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Rocky Anderson Compares Barack Obama To Gerald Ford

The comparison Rocky Anderson makes is apt: Like President Ford, Barack Obama helped the President who came before him evade legal responsibility for serious crimes that were committed in the White House. Just as Gerald ford let Richard Nixon off the hook, Barack Obama let George W. Bush off the hook.

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The Definition of Environmentalism

In response to the posturing of the public relations firms and their fat advertising budgets, I offer the following alternative definition of what it means to be an environmentalist.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?