Posts Tagged ‘economic crisis’

Talking with the kids

Posted October 7th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I spent Tuesday in Green Lake WI presenting to three school groups and then a public keynote in the evening, sponsored by the Green Lake County UW-Extension and the Green Lake County Energy Independence Committee. My evening topic was “Global Markets & Earth’s Limits,” an oxymoron if ever […]

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Difficult times descending on U.S.

Posted August 9th, 2010 in Blog, Featured 4 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: We are facing some painful and prolonged difficulties here in the U.S. as the true nature of the economic downfall begins to sink in. We have written before – this is not just a cyclical recession, but rather capitalism is going through a major restructuring, a new phase.  […]

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We are really hurting now, Part III

Posted November 23rd, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: The title of my second book was certainly intended to get attention: Living Beyond the ‘End of the World:’ A Spirituality of Hope. End of the world?  Hope?  How do these things go together? It is uncomfortable, perhaps sad, certainly frightening, but an end of a world is […]

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Waste — and hope

Posted March 22nd, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Waste — and hope

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Okay, here’ some good news from the economic crisis — we’re throwing away less trash.  Landfills are facing economic stress.  This is a good thing, and we hope it lasts — also that anyone laid off from jobs at landfills can get a another job. This story was […]

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