Tag Archive: Amazon

Nov 24

Vacancy in the High Castle

[Translate] Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle is built on an ambitious fiction.  The Nazis and the Japanese fascists have won World War II and now (1962) divide the territory of the United States, or most of it, between them.  There is a resistance based in the so-called Neutral Zone, a strip roughly along the crest …

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Nov 24

Pachamama Alliance

[Translate] Sheila and I happened to be at an event in Oakland where the conversation turned to Ecuador and someone gave us a business card for something called the Pachamama Alliance.  With the card came an invitation to the group’s luncheon.  Neither of us had ever heard of the group and we were skeptical. Curiosity …

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