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Here are some of the things that we at Threefold Now have done:
 
For December, 2012 and onward, see our e-News archives.
 
November 7, 2012 in the 7th Street Park in Hudson, NY, on Election Day, displayed the cloth Threefold America flags and offered print-offs of the Threefold Declaration, the Overview of the Threefold Idea, and the Letter on the Nation's Probation. This was part of Think OutWord's parallel political action. There's a photo of our Thoreauvian revolutionary banner here.
 
October 25, wrote a letter to the US Probation office: a Letter on the Nation's Probation.
 
October 24, addressed the Federal Court in Philadelphia in regards to my action on July 4th.
 
September 29th, the Day of Michaël: showed the cloth Threefold UN flags at a Michaelmas celebration in Hudson. Made a booklet describing the offered Threefold UN flags. It can be downloaded (here), printed off, and folded to make a mini-book. There are folding instructions here.
 
September 14th: Cultural Plurinationalism: beyond statism nationalism and rootless postnationalism presentation as part of the Threefold September Advanced Courses. There's a photo of the blackboard here.
 
At the end of the presentation, we symbolically initiated the Movement for the Renewal of National Culture.
 
September 2nd through 8th: co-facilitated a week-long Threefold Boot Camp through Think OutWord.

August 22nd: "Wishes for Appalachia" letter-to-the-editor published in the Charleston Gazette.
 
August 19th, 2012: "Makind Amends to the Lenape Nation" presentation and conversation in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.
 
August 18th, 2012: presented "An Evening for the Threefold Republic" in Kimberton, Pennsylvania.
 
July 8th: Announced Threefold Now in Deepening Anthroposophy newsletter, and addressed some misconceptions of the Threefold Idea. The article is available here.
 
July 4th, 2012: Inside Independence Hall, during the Occupy National Gathering, I signed a Declaration of Interdependence on the desk where John Hancock signed the other document. This action is described at Occupied Stories.

A flag for an American Economy severed from the American Government. 
 

May 19th, 2012: Gave a six minute 40 second talk and slideshow about a Threefold America, with five other presenters at a Pecha Kucha event at the Greenhorns in Hudson, N.Y. 
 
Spring 2012: Threefold Now was awarded a Credere grant. We used it to make three cloth Threefold America flags to evoke interest at Occupy sites.

Over the past couple years, we've sent a hardcopy Threefold Now book to:
  • Citizen Tim DeChristopher, political prisoner
  • Citizen Tarek Mehanna, political prisoner
  • Citizen Bradley Manning, political prisoner
  • The head of the Commonwealth of Independent States
  • The head of the African Union
  • The head of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation
  • The head of the Arab League
  • Gene Sharp, revolutionary strategist
  • Günter Grass, author
  • Lech Wałęsa
  • GlobeNet3 and Nicanor Perlas, Right Livelihood laureate
  • Christopher Houghton Budd, economic historian
  • Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the UN
  • Adbusters
  • Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway
  • The People's Library of Occupy Berkshires in Great Barrington, Massachusetts
As seed-thoughts, we've sent letters or threefold images to many individuals and organizations, including:
  • An embassy of every country in the world
  • The Grand Council of Chiefs of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy
  • Evan T. Pritchard, of the Micmac indigenous people, and director at the Center for Algonquin Culture
  • Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen micro-lending bank
  • Barack Obama, then-US presidential candidate
  • Ron Paul, US presidential candidate
  • Dennis Kucinich, US presidential candidate
  • The Rumsfeld Foundation, affiliated with former US Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld
  • The US Armed Forces Journal, publishers of the "Blood Borders Idea" by Ralph Peters--the antithesis of the Threefold Idea.
  • Russell Means and the Republic of Lakotah
  • The Black Panther Party, Black nationalist organization
  • The Young Lords, Puerto Rican nationalist organization
  • The Middlebury Institute for the study of separatism, secession, and self-determination
  • Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland and Scottish National Party member
  • Peter Robinson, First Minister and Martin McGuinness, deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland
  • The Ulster-Scots Agency
  • Plaid Cymru, Welsh nationalist party
  • Mebyon Kernew, Cornish nationalist party
  • The Celtic League
  • Various organizations of the Saami indigenous people of Scandinavia
  • Jesaiah Ben-Aharon, Israeli philosopher
  • SEKEM in Egypt
  • Prince Charles and Prince William
  • King Albert and Prince Philippe of Belgium
  • Marina Abramovic, artist
  • President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela
  • President Idriss Déby of Chad
  • Vladimir Putin of Russia
  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden
  • Pete Seeger, musician
  • Bono, musician
  • Sting, musician
  • The UNPO (Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization)
  • Gaza Youth Breaks Out
  • The Global Elders
  • Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the UN
  • Muammar Gaddafi, prior to his death

We send images to even morally questionable leaders of humanity, in order to offer them a chance to change their course.

September 2011: At the request of the VhaVenda traditional people whose ancestral homeland straddles the political border of the South African and Zimbabwean nation-states, we wrote, printed, and mailed their leadership multiple copies of a booklet containing a Strategy for Achieving Cultural Independence for the VhaVenda People through the Separation of Nation and State. A representative of the VhaVenda People subsequently wrote a Request for Cultural Independence to the South African Government's Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities. A copy of this document is attached below.
 
In the spring of 2011, displayed the flag albums at Banjo Mountain Cafe in Harlemville, N.Y. The presentation was called "Threefold the World". Since then, we have exhibited our travelling Flag Display at various locations.

2010: Over the course of the year, re-rendered the pencil drawings in digital form.

Spring 2010: Ceremonially displayed the flag drawings at the Future Now! world conference in Dortmund, Germany. Afterwards, we (me and the Threefold Idea) walked the length and breadth of the break-away republic of Transnistria, speaking with citizens about the Threefold Idea. We sowed seeds.

Fall 2009: First showed the original colored-pencil drawings of three flags for every country at a seminary in Chicago. Here's a scan of the original book, Vexillosophia ("the wisdom of flags").
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