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Change at the scale of the crisis: what racism teaches us about our ecological impasse

Posted January 31st, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Change at the scale of the crisis: what racism teaches us about our ecological impasse

A destructive way of life is now so deeply embedded within our daily lives, our economies, our livelihoods, our ways of doing business, that addressing the various crises, including the ethical and moral crises with which this way of life confronts us, means change at scales few of us want to consider, or are willing to accept – and I include a lot of the environmental and social justice communities in that critique. I’m part of them, so I am critiquing from within, not from without. We are all part of this awful dilemma that confronts us now.

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Coming to a location near you: the collapse of civilization

Posted January 24th, 2013 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish The amazing thing is how many people are beginning to talk in these terms. Millions of us are feeling the growing, gnawing sense that things really are falling apart, that nothing of how we thought of the world makes sense anymore, and that we […]

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The Ecology of Violence and Hate – and the Ecology of Something Else

Posted January 13th, 2013 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

The Sikh community and the town of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, are becoming a model for how to turn hate and violence into a force that can transform our society. Ecology is about the interrelatedness of everything, and so we cannot hope to heal the planet if we don’t overcome the violence, racism, and injustice that remain deeply embedded in our culture.

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What do you say after a year like this one – Part Two

Posted January 7th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on What do you say after a year like this one – Part Two

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish Here’s the thing: we are either going to grab hold of this greatest challenge in human evolution, or we are going to fail as a species. And that failure will come about in two possible ways: either through sudden collapses or catastrophes, or through […]

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