Spring has sprung here in the Aussie rain forest. And with the awakening flowers and snakes, here comes another issue of my newsletter/blog that hopefuly has some interest for everyone. This weekend is also the Woodstock edition in honoring the 40th year celebration. It was a wonderful moment in my life as my memory of the days I was there are full of inspiration, smiles and music.
July – August 2009
Four different conferences on anthropology, ethnobotany,
the arts, psychotherapy, psychopharmacology and consciousness
Florianópolis, Santa Catarina
21 - 25 October 2009
Embassy Suites, Marin Civic Center
San Rafael, California
Remove habitual ways of thinking with Wayne Dyer
in Maui! Oct 23-25
San Francisco Sept 28-30
16 - 18 April 2010
A Continuing Medical Education Conference
Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century
Art Camp, Washpool National Park, Australia Oct 13-18
Peace Through Chaos: Aug 30 to Sept 5 with Robert Roskind
in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains North Carolina
Day of the Dead – A Celebration of Life!
October 28th-November 3rd, 2009
Led by: don Miguel Ruiz Jr.
Sacred Journeys in Peru with the Four Winds Society:
September 21 – October 2, 2009
The 2009 International Drug Policy Reform Conference,
Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 12-14
Fascinating Figures: Oscar Janiger, M.D.
LSD was once prescribed as a window that opened inward.
Author Laura Huxley, widow of Aldous
Stanley Krippner on Ayahuasca
Ayahuasca - National Geographic Adventure Magazine
Short Glossary of the Terms Used in the União do Vegetal
Spiritual Effects Of Psilocybin In Sacred Mushrooms
Shamanism is not a belief system by Viola Woolcott
Teafaerie: Coming Out
The Entheogen Review: Articles Archived on Erowid
Cannabis smokers face LOWER risk of head and neck
The surprising effect of cannabis on morphine dependence
SUPPORTERS claim cannabis can help with a wide range of conditions.
NBC, CBS, ABC, & FOX Happy to Profit from Marijuana,
as Long as Nobody Talks About Legalizing It
Hawaii Insurer Denies Woman Transplant Because of Pot Use
Dubai Court Sentences Woman to Life for Selling a Joint
California Gubernatorial Candidates Not High on Legalization
International Cannabinoid Symposium
The Shocking Benefits of Legalizing Pot
THE FIVE STAGES OF GRIEF OVER OBAMA'S DRUG POLICIES
THE EPIDEMIC OF POT ARRESTS IN NEW YORK CITY
40 YEARS AFTER WOODSTOCK, A MORE HARMONIOUS SOCIETY
Back To The Garden: a hippe documentary film
40th Anniversary of Woodstock Aug. 15. Celebrate; DVD Box Set
Forty years later, Woodstock still fascinates
Woodstock: So where are they all now?
Woodstock International Walk for Peace
Rainbow Earth Council 2012
Guitar revolutionary Les Paul dies at 94
The wonderful music of Joe Gallivan
María Dolores Pradera - El rosario de mi madre-
the beautiful voice of-youtube
Fresh visions of art from Adam Pinson
More fine art from John Pitre
Robin Williams - Bush & Obama - we are most amused, london
Retreat center in Thailand
David Josef and his
lovely partner Nok. Both are very deep and loving people
and well versed inthe healing arts as well as David being a
His skills cover a mind boggling array of healing modalities
as well as a wonderfully artistic grip on Astrology,
Jungian psychology, mythology and perennial philosophy.
The esthetics of the center are very high and have a special
It is located in the Himalayan foothills in Northern Thailand
and I highly recommend it, if you are looking for a meaningful
and very private time way from the world.
Karine's access to herbs, healing and events
Everyone Can Heal
Protesters arrested over dump site over world's purest water aquifer
Our friend Nicola Peel is helping people in Ecuador clean up
toxic oil spills with mushrooms that soak it up-video
Winning the ultimate battle: How humans could end war
Comet Swarm Delivered Earth's Oceans?
Crop formation update
Experts puzzled by spot on Venus
Aliens forced Americans out from the Moon?-so asks
Russia's leading newspaper Pravada
THE FINAL SECRETS OF ROSWELL'S MEMORY METAL REVEALED
by Anthony Bragalia
WELLAND TRIBUNE CLAIMS UFO CRASHED
INTO OTTAWA RIVER
Humans, Flores 'hobbits' existed together: study
Scientists map Alps-scale mountain range under Antarctic ice
Some may claim Cold Fusion not viable due to the need of the rare
metal palladium. But this 1993 news segment with Dr Eugene Mallove
talks of using nickel, a much cheaper metal:
Scientists Drill a Mile Into Active Deep Sea Fault Zone
Top 5 Ways to Cause a Man-Made Earthquake
"Methland": Not Hannity's Disney America.
Read the New Book. Reality.
Vandana Shiva on Sustaining India’s Agriculture
Urban Homestead-path to freedom blog
Will YOU Look as Good as Jack LaLanne at Age 93?
The obvious advantage of organic food over conventional
USA's Disastrous Junk Food Addiction
Corporations Buying up Farm Land Around World Will Endanger
Control and Pricing of Food Supply
Corp-Factory Livestock Farms Killing Us With Toxins,
Pollutants and Bacteria DVD
Silent Spring: Is Rachel Carson's legacy protecting our health?
Squalene: The Swine Flu Vaccine's Dirty Little Secret Exposed
Diseased Monkeys used to make Vaccines, Dyncorp holds patents
'Tamiflu turned my children into hallucinating, sobbing wrecks'
Drug to combat swine flu leaves '1,000 patients in suffering'
BREAKING NEWS! Military to administer vaccinations!
Obama team mulls new quarantine regulations
H1N1 Pandemic: Pentagon Planning Deployment of Troops
in Support of Nationwide Vaccination
Militarization of public health in the case of emergency is now official
Plans for “vaccine” bracelets to be forced on people at road blocks
Refusing vaccination labels you a "criminal", so says WHO.
Do Not Take A Swine Flu Vaccine!
Is Swine Flu A Biological Weapon?
International Swine Flu Conference
August 19-21 Washington D.C.
Eleanor McBean's eyewitness account of the 1918 Flu
Bayer dumped AIDS-contaminated medicines in third-world
The Radiation Poisoning Of America
Insights on Multiple Sclerosis
Prostate Cancer Testing Doesn't Help, It Harms Men
Be VERY Careful When Replacing Missing Teeth
Infomation technology update-video
Big Ideas That Changed The World
Must Watch Video
Tony Benn is a former Labour MP and cabinet minister in Britain.
In this BBC film, Tony Benn looks at how the concept of democracy
developed and spread across the world over the centuries from its
beginnings in Ancient Greece. Particularly considers the impact
of extending the vote to more people in 19th century Britain and the
state of democracy in 20th century Britain.
BOLIVIAN INDIANS IN HISTORIC STEP - SELF-GOVERNANCE
Nearly 1 billion starving worldwide
Anti-Empire Report, August 4, 2009
Welcome one and all to "Uncle Ernie's Issues & Alibis."
Pentagon's 21st Century Counterinsurgency Wars:
Latin America and South Asia
Partners In Crime
Video contains disturbing Images and should only be viewed by a
mature audience PM Maliki has stepped in to cover up for his
partners in crime once more, and all public debate of the incident
has been stifled. Iraqis seem to have been shocked by the brutal
crime and its implications but nothing more than that.
US Kills Five Afghan Cucumber Farmers in Air Strike
Honduras: Military Coup Engineered By Two US Companies?
By John Perkins
The big companies are determined to stop what they call a 'leftist revolt'
in this hemisphere. In throwing out Zelaya they are sending frightening
messages to all the other presidents who are trying to raise the living
standards of their people."
Will Venezuelan Destabilization Follow the Honduran Coup?
Award Winning Movie: "SUPERPOWER":
Interview with Filmmaker
Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone by Eduardo Galeano
Ralph Nader on Barak Obama
The Biden and Clinton Mutinies
Cheney Smacks Down Bush! On My Gawd. Daddy Rebukes Junior.
Cheney's New Gambit
Why the Republicans Need Massive Psychiatric Intervention.
U.S. officials couldn't resist whining about Chavez's proposal to replace
many of Venezuela's golf courses with public housing.
Dwight David Eisenhower, "Military-Industrial Complex Speech," 1961,
The Real Grand Chessboard and the Profiteers of War
The New Mr. America: Bankrupt, Diseased and Running Out of Options
The Great American Bank Robbery (video)
by William K. Black
Food producer George Weston second-quarter profit slides
97 per cent to $4MSaturday
Subpoenas Issued to Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, U.S. Senator Says
By Christopher Stern
THE QUIET COUP
How Corrupt is the Economic System of the U.S.A.. Today?
By Bob Kendall
The 30 nation survey of the Organization for Economic Cooperation
and Development in 2008 placed the poverty rate of the U..S.A. only
above Mexico and Turkey.
How We Can Beat Wall Street at Its Own Game
The New Great Depression
Dmitri Orlov: Getting Prepared for the Great
Wealth Inequality and the New World Order
Is It Now a Crime to Be Poor?
California Court Says Enough is Enough:
Our Prison Population is Out of Control
The "Death Panels" Are Already Here
By Mike Madden
Sorry, Sarah Palin -- rationing of care? Private companies are
already doing it, with sometimes fatal results.
Death Threats, "Mob Tactics" Disrupt Health Care Forums
Scary: Guns at Town Halls
Inside Story on Town Hall Riots: Right-Wing Shock Troops
Do Corporate America's Dirty Work
If Right-Wingers Got Their Way, 22,000 Americans Will Continue
to Be Killed by Lack of Health Care Each Year
Ralph Nader on Secret White House Agreements with the Drug Industry
By Democracy Now!
What we'll end up with is another patchwork piece of legislation,
allowing huge and expanded profits for the health insurance companies
and the drug companies, and continuing this pay-or-die system that
has plagued this country for decades, a system that takes 20,000 lives
a year, according to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy
of Sciences. That's about fifty to sixty people who die every day.
Obama Sells Out To Pharmaceutical Companies
By Barbara O'Brien
In one more sign that the U.S. no longer is a functioning democracy,
the Obama Administration has struck a deal with Big Pharma: To win
its support for health care reform, the Administration has promised
that any reform legislation will ban the government from negotiating
lower drug prices. So Big Pharma can charge whatever it wants for
patented drugs. In return, the pharmaceuticals soon will begin a
$150 million advertising campaign on behalf of reform.
Corporate Takeover - of Our Minds
Capitalism's Self-Inflicted Apocalypse
"Well What If There Is No Tomorrow...
By Kurt Osterhoff
So what goes into the making of a contemporary American revolutionary?
What turns an ordinary law abiding, relatively sedate and insular,
American Idol watching couch potato into an informed and committed
citizen prepared to incur risk and make meaningful prolonged
personal sacrifice aimed at reclaiming our country? Two things:
truth and suffering.
The Century of the Self
How politicians and business learned to create and manipulate
Must Watch Video
Freud provided useful tools for understanding the secret desires
of the masses. Unwittingly, his work served as the precursor to a
world full of political spin doctors, marketing moguls, and society's
belief that the pursuit of satisfaction and happiness is man's ultimate goal.
Martha Ireland's excellent critique of the "happiness industry"
that masks our culture of death.
"Unspeakable Evil and Its Discontents" Vi Ransel's latest
The Great Hiroshima Cover-Up
America Has Been Asleep at the Wheel for 64 Years
By Daniel Ellsberg
I sensed almost right away, in August 1945 as Hiroshima and Nagasaki
were incinerated, that such feelings-about our president, and our
Bomb-separated me from nearly everyone around me, from my parents
and friends and from most other Americans. They were not to be mentioned.
Olbermann: Beginning of the end of America 10/18
It's Not a Recession. It's a planned demolition
by Mike Whitney
Whatever Happened to Progressive Talk Radio? Did Air
America Kiss it Good Bye?
Limbaugh's 'Nazi' Rhetoric
When the Kooks take the Stage, America Suffers
GOP Works Hard to Restore Lynch Mob Rule to America
Military-civilian terror prison eyed
Military Thug Squad Still Brutalizing Prisoners at
Gitmo Under Obama
By Jeremy Scahill
Immigrant Detainees Staging Hunger Strikes to Protest
Is the U.S. on the Brink of Fascism?
Television the drug of the nation-youtube
Bruce Springsteen: Welcome to the New World Order
No home no job no peace no rest-youtube
Ventura's new venture: 'Conspiracy Theories'
9/11 Mind Swell
Scientific evidence refutes the official story
The Hooked X: Key to the Secret History of North America
NaZi-Style Denunciation Campaign Urges Americans
To Report Each Other
Bin Ladin worked for CIA right up until 9-11
Bin Ladin worked for CIA right up until 9-11-youtube
Biological Warfare and the National Security State
Favorite Records./Musicians (1-50)
- Jimi Hendrix: Electric Ladyland
- Beatles: Sgt. Peppers
- Beatles: White Album
- Led Zeppelin: 1
- Rolling Stones: Let it Bleed
- Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon
- Rolling Stones: Exile on Main Street
- Led Zeppelin: 2
- Beatles: Revolver
- Jimi Hendrix: Are You Experienced
- Grateful Dead: Live '72
- Cream: Disraeli Gears
- Beatles: Abbey Road
- Big Brother/Janis: Cheap Thrills
- Rolling Stones: Sticky Fingers
- Jeff Beck/Rod Steward: Faith
- Jimi Hendrix: Axis Bold As Love
- Grateful Dead: Anthem to the Sun
- Miles Davis: Bitches Brew
- Traffic: first one
- Doors: first one
- Rolling Stones: Satanic Majesties
- Ten Years After: Cricklewood Green
- Spirit: The Family That Plays Together
- Cream: Wheels of Fire
- Stepenwolf: first one
- Jefferson Airplane: After Bathing at Baxters
- Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour
- Traffic: Dear Mr. Fantasy
- Greatful Dead: Aoxoxo..
- Animals: Love Is
- Pink Floyd: Ungamunga
- Miles Davis: In a Silent Way
- Tim Buckley: Blue Melody
- Tim Leary/Jimi Hendrix: You Can Be Anyone
- Jefferson Airplane: Surrealistic Pillow
- Doors: Soft Parade
- Joe Cocker: first one
- Ravi Shankar: Monterey
- Rolling Stones: Beggars Banquet
- George Harrison: All Things Must Pass
- Doors: Strange Days
- Jimi Hendrix: Cry of Love
- Weather Report: I Sing the Body Electric
- Doors: Waiting for the Sun
- John Coltrane: My Favorite Things
- Grateful Dead: first
- Zappa: Hot Rats
- Traffic: Low Spark of High Heel Boys
- Jethro Tull: Aqualung
Favorite Records/Musicians (50-100)
- Tim Buckley: Greetings From LA
- Allman Brothers: Live At the Filmore
- Mahavishnu Orchestra: Birds of Fire
- John Mclaughlin: Love, Devotion and Surrender
- Santana: first
- Pink Floyd: BBC
- Led Zeppelin: Houses of the Holy
- Jimi Hendrix: Band of Gypsys
- Miles Davis: Bitches Brew Sessions/Another Bitches Brew
- Grateful Dead: (live from the 80's)
- Crosby Stills Nash and Young: deja vu
- Bob Dylan: Subterenean Homesick Blues
- Tim Buckley: Happy Sad
- Weather Report: second
- Santana/McLauglin: Love, Devotion and Surrender
- Bob Dylan: Hwy 61 Revisited
- Derek and the Dominoes: Layla
- David Crosby: If I Could Remember My Name
- Mahavishnu Orchestra
- Jimi Hendrix: Rainbow Bridge
- Led Zeppelin: III
- Pink Floyd: Shine on You Crazy Diamond
- Miles Davis: Live-Evil
- Grateful Dead: live 90's
- Beatles: Rubber Soul
- Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain
- Jimi Hendrix: Cry of Love
- Moody Blues: In Search of the Lost Chord
- Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour
- John Mclauglin: My Goal's Beyond
- Santana: Welcome
- Country Joe: Electric Music
- Pink Floyd: Pompei
- Moody Blues: Tomorrow
- Who: Tommy
- Stevie Wonder: Talking Book
- Jimi Hendrix: Midnight Lightning
- Frank Zappa: Us and Them
- Quicksilver: first one
- Spirit: Fresh Garbage
- Mothers of Invention: Only in it for the Money
- Joe Cocker: Mad Dogs and Englishman
- Bob Dylan: Another Side Of
- Cream: Fresh
- Yes: first
- Who: Live at Leeds
- Rolling Stones: High Tides
- Tim Buckley: Safronia
- King Crimson: Court of Crimson King
- Paul Butterfield-East West
- Jean Luc Ponty: Enigmatic Voyage
- Miles Davis: Seven Steps
- Shawn Philips: Faces
- Byrds: Notorious Bird Brothers
- Steppenwolf: Monster
- Raphael; Music to Disapear In 2
- Buffalo Springfield: Retrospect
- Neil Young: first
- Beatles: Let it Be
- Pink Floyd: Meddle
- Neil Young: Everybody Knows this is Nowhere
- Allman Brothers: Eat a Peach
- Frank Zappa: Apostrophe
- Miles Davis: Big Fun
- Neil Young: Zuma
- Miles Davis: Kind of Blue
- Doors: Morrison Hotel
- Soft Machine-first
- Grand Funk Railroad: Closer to Home
- Jefferson Starship: Blows Against the Empire
- John Luc Ponty: Tales of...
- Blind Faith
- Neil Young: Harvest
- Jefferson Airplane: Volunteers
- Eric Burdon and War
- Rolling Stones: Between the Buttons
- Jefferson Airplane: Bless Its Pointed Little Head
- Cream: Goodbye
- Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here
- Who: Who's Next
- Quicksilver: first
- Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young: 4 Way Street
- Tim Buckley: Happy/Sad
- Lauro Nyro: Christmas and the Beads of Sweat
- Spirit: Ice
- Shawn Phillips: Colaboration
- Rolling Stones: Only Rock and Roll
- Mahavishnu Orchestra: Inner Mounting Flame
- Pink Floyd: Animals
- Traffic: Last Exit
- Stevie Wonder: Talking Book
- Pink Floyd: Obscured by Clouds
- Jean Luc Ponty: Cosmic Messenger
- Steve Stills: first
- Bob Marley: Exodus
- Pink Floyd: Saucer Full of Secrets
- Traffic: Shoot Out at the Fantasy Farm
- It's A Beautiful Day: first
- Pete Townsend: Who Came First
- Mothers of Invention: Freak Out
- Doors: LA Woman