ALTERNATIVE-FUEL VEHICLES MAKE DEBUT
by Malcolm Howard Electric and alternative-fuel vehicles are ready to go. Even hemp-derived biomass fuel could help America out of the global greenhouse. But Detroit and Washington policy is still dominated by petro-dinosaurs. Malcolm Howard explores the crossroads of American transportation.
OUT TO SAVE THE WORLD.
LIFE AT THE FARM
by Michael I. Niman America’s oldest surviving hippie commune—Tennessee's The Farm—has survived drug busts and financial troubles to become a thriving community at the forefront of midwifery and other alternative therapies and technologies. Michael I. Niman visits Steve Gaskin, Ina Mae and other Farmers “out to save the world.”
TREATING THE PATIENT, NOT THE DISEASE
by Peter Gorman If you have a tumor, a surgeon can cut it out. But will you have eliminated what caused it, and what could cause another? Alternative therapies treat the mind/body/spirit of a person rather than the disease. But with so many to choose from, how will you know what’s right for you? Simple: Go over this HT guide to get an idea of what’s what in healing.
RAVING AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD
by Sarah Ferguson Who are the Zippies? Are they techno-hippies tripping into the future? Or are they brilliant media pranksters of the moment? Sarah Ferguson takes a look at the hype.
by David Jay Brown and Rebecca McClen Novick Not since Upton Sinclair's 1906 classic, The Jungle, exposed the Chicago meat-packing industry has a book had as much impact on American meat consumption as John Robbins' Diet for a New America. Robbins, scion of the Baskin-Robbins family, talks with HT about why he gave up meat, dairy and ice cream.
6 PAGE SIX
by Peter Gorman
10 HIGH VIBES
18 QUICK FLASHES
19 HIGH FIVES
21 HIGHWITNESS NEWS
FBI wiretap bill passed as liberals capitulate to government surveillance; rally roundup; NORML shake-up continues.
38 HIGHWITNESS VIEWS
by Stephen Gaskin and Jay E. Nowman
68 HOUND'S EYE VIEW
by James Marshall
75 HEMP TIMES
78 THE TEN MOST-ASKED GROW QUESTIONS
by MaryJane Green
80 ASK ED
by Ed Rosenthal
82 ESSENTIAL HERBS. A JOLT OF GINGER
by V. Popular
by Pope Weasel
91 HIGH LIFE. REEFER RODENT
93 CHEF RA'S PSYCHEDELIC KITCHEN
98 HEMP 1OO
illustration by Cosmo
HIGH TIMES, FEBRUARY 1995. No. 234 (ISSN #0362-630X), published monthly by Trans-High Corporation, 235 Park Avenue South, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10003. Second class postage paid at New York, NY, and at additional mailing offices. Postmaster: Please send address changes to HIGH TIMES, PO Box 410, Mt. Morris, IL 61054.