I should have felt encouraged that we distributed so many t-shirts and quickly recouped the cost of producing them. Or that I got some new folks who signed up to receive news of the campaign.
But co-coordinator Bruce Gagnon's talk about the BOW$H campaign Friday drew only about six people, while mine yesterday drew all of ten. Nobody wants to talk about the invisible wars and the invisible drain on our resources.
The Common Ground Fair is about producing organic food locally, and the many crafts and skills that go along with living sustainably. Never mind that the oiligarchs are trashing the planet and its people halfway around the world. Liberals are smug with the good looking African-American family in the White House. All those inconveniently indebted college students and recent graduates were kind of invisible, too. Except maybe at the Cultivating Medical Cannabis talk so well-attended it spilled out of the tent on both sides. If you're jobless, it could be a way to make a living I guess -- one of their dads told us that was his son's plan.
Well, on we go. Anti-drone Die-in at Obama headquarters on October 8, in an attempt to use street theater to communicate with the public.