View Full Version : Radical homemakers reclaim the simple life

08-23-2010, 07:57 AM
An inspirational, grassroots movement is afoot in the Bay Area (yes, another one), and it's going to make the world a better place. No, really. Granted, this region has sprouted its fair share of grassroots movements; however, this particular crusade - dubbed radical homemaking by New York writer and pioneering radical homemaker Shannon Hayes - seems particularly well suited to our socially responsible, food-obsessed, eco-zealous neck of the woods.

In her recent book, "Radical Homemakers" (Left to Write Press; $23.95), Hayes, 36, makes a deeply personal and well-supported case - to be expected from someone who holds a doctorate in sustainable agriculture and community development from Cornell University - for shunning consumer culture in favor of a life of complete and utter domesticity. ...

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/08/22/HOBM1ET424.DTL#ixzz0xQQQ3fEK

Isn't this the sort of lifestyle at which the left has spent decades scoffing? :rolleyes: