Four new collections American Street Philosophers:

IN PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS
WE’VE BEEN THINKING…AND IT WORKS
KEEP ON, KEEPING ON…
WALKIN’ AND TALKIN’

Steve Wilson and friends take readers
deep into opportunities for humanity.
Must-know insights on recycling resourcefulness get up-close and lively:
‘Moments of Understanding,’ ‘Sharing What Works,’ ‘The Miracle of Rusty Nails,’
‘Democracy from Scratch,” ‘We the People, we the Profiteers,’ ‘The American Dream,’
‘Trying to Figure Out’ welcome, motivation, responsibility, community, dignity and love.

Look at photos. Read legal documents, poems, diaries, interviews, security-log excerpts
collected from America globalizing. “Stunning words and heartfelt photography.
A “sobering and inspiring” harvest by an 80-year old man with his 40-year old camera.

Ten 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 money, it’s being able to make spontaneous, anonymous gifts.”

Buy a Senator
own a banker,
coopt justice,
flex corporate muscle,
outsource, downsize,
stress and squeeze for investor greed.
Bankruptcy, foreclosure,
grab the gold.
“More than my share IS my share.”

Trickle-down American crumbs
for the endangered middle-class.
Struggle ‘just hanging on.’
One catastrophe away
from standing in lines,
working dumpsters,
family in shelter, alley, tent, or cardboard,
wife peeing behind bushes.
“Enough is enough.”










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