Posts Tagged ‘global economy’

The ecological meaning of Bangladesh

Posted April 29th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The ecological meaning of Bangladesh

The garment industry disaster in Bangladesh reveals to us once more that everything is interconnected. We cannot escape the moral challenge of our participation in a global marketplace that is responsible for this loss of human life.

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Excess human beings, and the meaning of labor

Posted August 28th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Excess human beings, and the meaning of labor

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish Since reading Charles M. Blow’s disturbing Op-Ed in the NY Times Sunday Review, Starving the Future, there is this one factoid among the many disturbing ones he cites that I can’t get out of my mind. I have seen it before, but it continues […]

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There’ll be a change in the weather…

Posted March 2nd, 2012 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on culture and meaning: Storm barreling down towards us, starting as rain but quickly turning into heavy water-laden snow this evening. For a few hours, it will be wild around southern Wisconsin. Could be some thundersnow, an awesomely beautiful and somewhat rare phenomenon, during which the snow might fall at a […]

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Durban Climate Conference – who’s paying attention?

Posted November 30th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Anybody? All that saturation coverage in the mainstream news, right? I mean, we sure have a lot of time and space in the news for the sentencing of Michael Jackson’s doctor, but the UN climate conference? Who cares, really… It’s not as if anything much will come out […]

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