Posts Tagged ‘frac sand mining’

What kind of world do we want? Wisconsin as metaphor

Posted March 8th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on What kind of world do we want? Wisconsin as metaphor

Our world is being mined, torn up, sliced to pieces, dug up, contaminated in order to fuel industrial society. We are going to have to decide what kind of world we want to live in, and how much we are willing to change our lives so that we can live in it. Wisconsin is a glaring metaphor for the choices we face.

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Reconsidering, reassessing, seeing ahead

Posted October 23rd, 2012 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish You’ve probably noticed I haven’t posted in a while. If you haven’t noticed, then something ain’t right here, because we would want you to miss these posts, no? I’ve been pondering the future of this project lately, feeling the need to engage more fiercely […]

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The global market isn’t the solution, the global market is the problem

Posted September 28th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The global market isn’t the solution, the global market is the problem

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish Watching, listening, to people attempting to offer solutions to our many and varied crises – political upheavals, climate change, hunger, energy challenges, etc. – within the logic of the market is listening to a real exercise in futility. The market, based in the logic […]

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The ecology of mass killing

Posted August 6th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish So this one is looking more and more like a hate crime. Wade Michael Page, a 40-year-old white male with neo-nazi connections, is the guy who opened fire on the Sikh community of Oak Creek WI, just a few miles down the road from […]

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