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To change the culture, we have to shift values – and then begin to live them

Posted January 24th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: As we wrote last time, changing a culture ain’t easy, but it needs to be done. While political leaders (or anti-leaders) continue pushing the agenda of economic growth to get us back on track to making the American Dream available to everyone – if they just work hard […]

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Changing a whole culture ain’t easy

Posted January 20th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I’m reading Morris Berman’s, Why America Failed: The Roots of Imperial Decline. It’s a catchy title meant to entice readers to open the book. Part of what strikes me is the past tense. I would more likely write, Why America Is Failing, since we certainly have had our […]

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Who will control the ‘green economy?’

Posted January 17th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Who will control the ‘green economy?’

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: This article caught my eye at the end of the year, from Common Dreams: Corporate Monopolies ‘May Dominate Green Economy’ Stuff like this really terrifies me. The question of who will control our future more and more rests on the question of global corporate power. Economic globalization, which […]

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Parking lots, fracking, developers, and why we must become ecological beings

Posted January 12th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Parking lots, fracking, developers, and why we must become ecological beings

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Here’s an interesting little factoid that I found in last Sunday’s Arts & Leisure section of the NY Times:  “There are said to be at least 105 million and maybe as many as 2 billion parking spaces in the United States….Absent hard numbers Mr. Ben-Joseph settles on a […]

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