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Maine Sail Freight Revives: A Salty History of Revolution, Independence

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Rivera Sun
“In this new millennium marked by the looming threat of transnational trade deals like the Transpacific Partnership (TPP), The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA), one unusual trade adventure, Maine Sail Freight, will embark on a creative and bold journey as an act of defiance against what has become a poor standard of business-as-usual. When Maine Sail Freight launches its maiden voyage at the end of August carrying 11 tons of local, Maine-made cargo, the Greenhorns – a plucky band of young farmers – and the sailing crew of a historic wooden schooner are declaring their independence from corporate tyranny and re-invigorating sail freight as a wind-powered transportation agent of the booming local food economy.”

Author: Rivera Sun
Published in: Counter Punch http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/08/07/maine-sail-freight-revives-salty-history-of-revolution-independence/
The Green Horns https://thegreenhorns.wordpress.com/2015/08/06/maine-sail-freight-revives-a-salty-history-of-revolution-independence/
La Progressive https://www.laprogressive.com/maine-sail-freight/
Davis Enterprise http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/ucd/from-ucd-authors-a-nonrequired-summer-list/!
West Bend News http://www.westbendnews.net/2015/WBnews32-15.pdf
My left Blogosphere https://myleftblogosphere.wordpress.com/2015/08/05/maine-sail-freight-revives-a-salty-history-of-revolution-independence-war-is-a-crime-org/
War is a Crime http://warisacrime.org/content/maine-sail-freight-revives-salty-history-revolution-independence
World Beyond War http://worldbeyondwar.org/maine-sail-freight-revives-a-salty-history-of-revolution-independence/
Sierra County Prospect http://www.sierracountyprospect.org/2015/08/12/salty-sailing-81215/
Truthout http://www.truth-out.org/op-ed/item/32331-maine-sail-freight-revives-salty-history-of-revolution-independence
Date: August 5,6,7,12,2015

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