Posts Tagged ‘ecological hope’

The energy race is bad news for the planet

Posted October 5th, 2010 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Missed a second post last week. Don’t we all feel the pressure of work and life’s demands on our time and energy? It is a plague of our era and one of the reasons we have trouble bringing about real change, because real change requires time for reflection, […]

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Ecology and Poverty III -oh, and wealth, too

Posted September 25th, 2010 in Blog, Featured 3 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Just a quick thought for the weekend: as we have been writing this past week, poverty in the U.S. is becoming such a serious crisis that it is hard to imagine how we will deal with any of the major challenges of this rapidly shifting world without addressing […]

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Erosion of trust

Posted September 20th, 2010 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Of course, given the grim news of recent days, months, years, it would not be surprising to find that U.S. Americans’ trust in institutions is eroding. This phenomenon is apparent in a recent Associated Press-National Constitution Center poll released last week. High on the list for distrust are […]

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Ecology and Poverty II

Posted September 17th, 2010 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Ecology and Poverty II

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Some interesting stats:  as of June 30, total U.S. consumer debt stood at $11.7 trillion. Some 11.4% of that debt is delinquent, totaling $1.3 trillion. Meanwhile, as we all learned this week, the number of people living in poverty in the U.S. rose last year and will likely […]

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