Posts Tagged ‘good of the commons’

Uh oh – 2 stories that should make us rethink everything

Posted May 5th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I often tell people not to look to hope for that other thing, optimism. And don’t look to me for optimism. The trends are not looking good for us in terms of a future without a lot of suffering, without the necessity of huge choices carrying enormous significance, […]

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When the world falls down all around us…

Posted April 28th, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on When the world falls down all around us…

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Watching the scenes from Alabama today, and Georgia, my heart goes out to all those communities whose lives have been upended by a nearly unprecedented outbreak of tornadoes yesterday.  The death toll has risen to 247, but that number will surely rise as loved ones and rescuers pour […]

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The essential cultural divide

Posted January 17th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 5 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: This morning I received an email from a friend and colleague taking issue with one sentence from my previous post. In writing about how we are not prepared to address our multiple ecological crises, I note that one reason is this: “We aren’t making good decisions about any […]

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