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I started using WordPress for my blog early in 2012.  The following are the entries for my pre-WordPress blog (only entries from 2009 to early January 2012).  For the WordPress blog (which includes everything below) go back to my home page.  The pre-WordPress articles, listed below, are kept on the web site just in case someone had hard-coded a direct link.

The Commoditization of Paula Deen -- January 17, 2012

The Abolition of Slavery and Veganism -- January 8, 2012

EcoMind Thought Trap #3 -- January 6, 2012

EcoMind Thought Trap #1 -- January 4, 2012

The Economy and the Environment — Can We Have Both? -- December 14, 2011

On Raising Rabbits, by Nancy LaRoche -- December 6, 2011

Will we see change in our lifetime? -- November 30, 2011

Plenty of Something (review) -- November 26, 2011

Is Economic Growth Over? (review) -- November 18, 2011

Should I vote? And then what? -- November 16, 2011

Climate Change: are we doomed unless the world goes vegan? -- September 28, 2011

Methane — a bigger problem than we thought? -- September 25, 2011

Is Veganism a Religion? -- September 16, 2011

Move Over, Meat: A More Wasteful Use of Corn -- September 11, 2011

Rules and Regulations Governing Food Producing Animals -- August 11, 2011

The Ethics of a Natural Foods Diet -- August 8, 2011

The Ecology of a Natural Foods Diet -- August 6, 2011

The Nutrition of a Natural Foods Diet -- August 4, 2011

The Great Sourcebook Giveaway! -- August 2, 2011

Issues with the Basic Income -- July 20, 2011

Giving Up Potatoes (and getting Yam Salad instead) -- July 13, 2011

The Basic Income -- July 10, 2011

Akers, the Chicken -- June 28, 2011

My Concerns About Backyard Livestock -- June 13, 2011

HSUS letter to Denver City Council on the FPA Ordinance -- June 10, 2011

Protecting Backyard Chickens, Ducks, and Goats -- June 7, 2011

Interview: Why the environmental issue is important for vegans -- June 5, 2011

"Year of the Dog" — a good or bad movie? -- June 3, 2011

Responses to "Pearls Before Swine" -- May 29, 2011

The Commoditization of Veganism -- May 26, 2011

Vegans Marching for Climate Change Action -- May 15, 2011

Next Door to Livestock — Another Neighbor's Reaction -- May 13, 2011

Casualties of Backyard Livestock Agriculture -- May 5, 2011

Seattle’s Experience with Backyard Chickens -- April 26, 2011

Feral Chickens, another problem with backyard chickens -- April 25, 2011

What are Humane Standards for Urban Goats? -- April 16, 2011

Why the Big Deal about Chicken Coops? -- April 14, 2011

Next Door to Livestock — One Denver resident's experience -- April 7, 2011

The Normalization of Cruelty -- March 27, 2011

Livestock for Slaughter in the Neighborhoods -- March 21, 2011

Pearls Before Swine -- March 11, 2011

Is the Weston Price Foundation an Astroturf Site? -- March 7, 2011

Is a Steady State Economy Possible? -- March 6, 2011

Things that Bother Me about Denver's Proposed Livestock Ordinance -- February 27, 2011

"The Food and Farming Transition" report — a quick evaluation -- February 17, 2011

Grass-Fed versus Grain-Fed Beef: 
Which is worse for climate change? -- February 12, 2011

Human Domination of the Natural World -- January 19, 2011

Limits to Growth — A Vegetarian Issue -- January 15, 2011

They’re Rioting in Africa -- January 9, 2011

Can we get Transition to talk about Plant-based Nutrition? -- January 8, 2011

Mythology and Meat-eating -- December 28, 2010

What Caused the Civil War? -- December 20, 2010

"Let the Revolution Begin" -- November 22, 2010

Democracy, Dictatorship, and Peak Oil -- November 6, 2010

My Talk with Michael Fallon -- September 12, 2010

Religion and Vegetarianism — Some Surprising Results -- August 16, 2010

Problems with the environmental argument -- July 15, 2010

Vegetarians and the BP Oil Spill -- June 20, 2010

Why the Anger Against Israel? -- June 5, 2010

Priestly Pedophilia: A Systemic Evil, by Clem De Wall -- May 26, 2010

Did the First Followers of Jesus have a Bible? -- May 5, 2010

The Crash Course -- May 3, 2010

Are the Divisions in Early Christianity Unique? -- May 2, 2010

Bill McKibben on Grass-Fed Beef -- April 29, 2010

It’s the System -- April 23, 2010

Is This Fascism? Should We Care? -- April 14, 2010

Eating at the Table of Demons -- April 11, 2010

Jesus in the Temple -- April 1, 2010

Livestock — A Problem or an Opportunity Lost? -- March 29, 2010

Climate Change and the Recent Increase in Livestock -- March 27, 2010

Scaling up the Methane emissions for Livestock? -- March 25, 2010

Lierre Keith and the Celebrated Pie Incident -- March 21, 2010

Stephen Batchelor, the Historical Buddha, and Vegetarianism -- March 19, 2010

"Livestock and Climate Change" and Soil Organisms -- March 16, 2010

A Techno-Future for Book Publishing? -- March 12, 2010

Does Grass-Fed Beef Help Sequester Carbon? -- February 27, 2010

Progressive Christianity and Simple Living -- February 24, 2010

Peak Animals -- February 22, 2010

Is the Political System Broken? -- February 16, 2010

Michael Pollan and the Inuit Diet -- February 3, 2010

The Ecological Footprint of Information -- January 20, 2010

Bikes on the Sidewalks — why not? -- January 18, 2010

Harder than it looks -- January 10, 2010

How much do we need to know about climate change?  -- January 6, 2010

Lance’s "Passive House" -- December 16, 2009

Afghanistan (again) -- December 10, 2009

Slow Decline — or Quick Crash? -- December 4, 2009

The "Renewables Gap" -- November 29, 2009

The IEA Flap -- November 23, 2009

Eating Animals — a review -- November 15, 2009

Respiration Revisited -- November 12, 2009

Vegetarians, Meet Peak Oil -- November 6, 2009

The Great Crash -- October 29, 2009

Livestock The Main Cause of Global Warming? -- October 23, 2009 (slightly revised October 26)

All blogs written by Keith Akers unless indicated otherwise