Posts Tagged ‘growth economics’

Our stunning incapacity to change when that is clearly required

Posted September 14th, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Our stunning incapacity to change when that is clearly required

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: In the face of deepening economic and ecological crises, it is stunning to me that we seem so incapable of grappling with real social change when that is clearly required. It is stunning to me that as a society, especially in our politics and economics, we continue trying […]

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As Texas burns and downpours continue, national conversation about climate change still impermissible

Posted September 7th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 5 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: First question for this post: should the word ‘hope’ still be in the title of this project? I’m not kidding: I really want your thoughts on that. Given the long string of ecological disasters and diminishments in recent years, given our cultural incapacity to address the causes which […]

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A great unraveling

Posted August 4th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 3 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Breathtaking! I’m sitting here watching the closing minutes of the Wall Street stock exchange as the Dow falls, falls, and now takes a nose-dive far beyond 500 points – one of the greatest crashes EVER! I guess the markets were not impressed by what the Tea Party, Congressional […]

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