Posts Tagged ‘democracy’

How the worlds collide

Posted June 18th, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on How the worlds collide

The beauty of nature and the longing for a quieter life come into conflict more and more with an industrial economy that encroaches on everything we need for life. Corporate interests and democracy are increasingly in conflict as quality of life and industrialization collide in a crowded world.

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What does Earth Day mean anymore?

Posted April 21st, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on What does Earth Day mean anymore?

So what does Earth Day mean in 2014, in this time of an ecological crisis that we could not even imagine back in 1970? It means among other things that we have to do more than wonderful programs and teleseminars. We have to do more than education and consciousness-raising events. We have to start living differently, radically differently.

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Reaching a critical mass, and why democracy is not working anymore

Posted October 14th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Ecological tipping points, economic tipping points, political tipping points – all converging on each other in multiple interrelated crises in our forests, oceans, atmosphere and biosphere, our governance (or lack thereof), into the streets of cities all around the world, a sense that ‘this’ cannot go on as […]

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We begin again

Posted January 21st, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Okay, then. Watching the helicopter lift off with the old regime inside was a relief indeed.   Seeing the throngs on the Mall and those gathered to watch the inauguration here and around the world, to get a glimpse of what this looks like from the experience of […]

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