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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]