Posts Tagged ‘ecology and economy’

Path of destruction: what happens when the water runs out

Posted June 3rd, 2011 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Tough to reconcile that headline with the mantra with which I begin each post – fostering ecological hope. The fact is, and I really believe this, that hope rests firmly on clarity of vision about our predicament. If we don’t see what’s wrong with the way we humans […]

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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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Financial power concentrates, boding ill for the planet

Posted July 17th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: You know, in this economic meltdown, you look at the signposts to see if there is any direction in terms of where we are headed.  I have a few for us today. Goldman Sachs — stunning profits JP Morgan Chase — stunning profits Citigroup — terrific profits Bank […]

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