Posts Tagged ‘koch brothers’

The Ecology of Fossil Fuels

Posted January 30th, 2015 in Blog, Featured, Zine Comments Off on The Ecology of Fossil Fuels

They have one, a web of interconnection, intricate, complex, ubiquitous, supporting an economy and ways of life all around the world. We tend to think of the word in the sense of the biological community, the interrelationships among organisms and their environment, patterns and behaviors among living beings and the non-sentient world. That is the […]

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In the great cultural divide, a struggle between knowledge and world views

Posted February 24th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning Some provocative thoughts to share this snowy morning in Milwaukee. The other day I read this rather disturbing essay, posted by Alternet and written by Chris Mooney, whose new book, The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science – and Reality, is due out in […]

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Just how bad is our denial? A reflection on the human species

Posted December 6th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Dealing with reality is an essential survival skill. Divorce yourself too much from it, you have a problem. Any species needs to be super-aware of its habitat, the state its in, what’s happening to it – is it healthy, threatened, stable, unstable? Am I in danger? Reality: The […]

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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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