The Preview of Books:

The Success of Failure

We've been Thinking... and It Works

Keep on, Keeping on...

Them is Us

The Elsewhere of Rising Equality


Steve Wilson and friends take readers deep into opportunities for humanity.
Must-know insights to recycle resourcefulness get up-close and lively. “Moments of Understanding,” “Sharing What Works,” ’“The Miracle of Rusty Nails,” “Democracy from Scratch,” “The American Dream,” “We Seek,” “Trying to Figure Out,”
“We the people —we the profiteers,”  Welcome, motivation, responsibility, community, dignity, love.

Stressed and squeezed?
Out-sourced…down-sized…foreclosed?
Welcome to America’s facade of fiscal fairness.
health insurance, safe retirement and opportunity.

”I-win-you-lose” cultural madness
with money-talk politics
lets greed make the call.

Look at the pictures. Read the legal documents, security log excerpts, poems, diaries, interviews. It’s a collection from America globalizing. “Stunning words and heartfelt photography.”
A “sobering and inspiring” harvest.

In RV’s and vans, shelters and alleys, hiding in parks under tent, tarp or boxes. “Just hanging on” standing in lines, sleeping under bridges, working dumpsters, wives peeing behind bushes. They energized “little and not much” to build and govern a “little and not much” village in Portland, Oregon.

Seventeen years ago tomorrow was maybe. Now is here and gifting unaffordable humanity is a successful catastrophe.  “It was impossible,” Jon Boy told me, “but we did it.”  Dean adds, “for me, success isn’t just money anymore. Success is being able to make spontaneous, anonymous gifts.”

Five new titles from

American Street Philosophers:


THE SUCCESS OF FAILURE
WE’VE BEEN THINKING…AND IT WORKS
KEEP ON, KEEPING ON…
THEM IS US
THE ‘ELSEWHERE’ OF RISING EQUALITY

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