Posts Tagged ‘resilient communities’

Creating new ways of life – the roots of authentic hope

Posted December 4th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

The news is dire, but it is only hopeless if nothing changes, or, better said, if we don’t change anything. Hope is not something I can give anyone. I can’t tell you here that things will be okay. They won’t. We’re in for hard times. But hope is a work of the hands and heart, it is a project, not a sentiment. You have to work at it. You have to make it real by how you live.

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What corporations keep secret can kill you

Posted May 16th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on What corporations keep secret can kill you

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning If you knew something could kill you, wouldn’t you want to know about it? If you’re buying something that could sicken your children, cause birth defects, disrupt brain development, cause permanent disabilities, wouldn’t you want, at the very least, to be able to make a decision about […]

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Taking corporate power out of our politics – for the sake of our future

Posted November 18th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: As usual, I have a lot on my mind. Things are changing so swiftly, but the steady course of industrial corporate society goes on as if there is no tomorrow – which these days is a colloquial phrase that has become too real for comfort. I want to […]

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Planting seeds of resilience in Milwaukee – photo essay

Posted September 22nd, 2011 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I awoke today to two disturbing front page headlines: State median income plummets, and Poverty numbers spike in Milwaukee. The news is appalling as more people in my city and state fall into a the growing mire of unemployment, home foreclosure, declining neighborhoods, a seemingly intractable path of […]

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