Posts Tagged ‘ecological hope’

The 4th and the need for a new patriotism

Posted July 2nd, 2010 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: What does the 4th of July mean now? It’s an old story – revolution against the British monarchy, landholding white men asserting their rights to independence from the Crown, the Declaration of Independence, Washington crossing the Delaware, violating a Christmas truce to take advantage of unsuspecting drunken British […]

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How do we live now?

Posted June 1st, 2010 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on How do we live now?

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: “What is in store for our children’s children? What will be left for those who come after? Appalled by the questions themselves, we turn to immediate tasks and try to close our minds to nightmare scenarios of want and war in a wasted, contaminated world.” — Joanna Macy […]

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Ecological wreckage: the Gulf, Alberta, the atmosphere

Posted May 20th, 2010 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Ecological wreckage: the Gulf, Alberta, the atmosphere

[scroll down homepage to view sobering video from Greenpeace] Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: We insist over and over again that hope must be based in reality or else it is false. When we speak of ecological hope, we speak of something urgent and difficult – we must face the extent of the […]

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Stark reminder from the Gulf of Mexico about our priorities

Posted May 17th, 2010 in Blog, Featured 3 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [DON’T MISS CBS’s ‘60 MINUTES‘ FROM SUNDAY, INCLUDING AN INTERVIEW WITH AN OIL RIG SURVIVOR. BP IS RUNNING A CRIMINAL OPERATION IN THE GULF OF MEXICO. SEE WHY EVEN GREATER DISASTERS AWAIT US. DEMAND STRONGER ACTION FROM THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION.] Look, it really is no comfort to say […]

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