The World We (Re)Build: Toward an “Ethnography of the Future”

The World We (Re)Build: Toward an “Ethnography of the Future” – Anna J. Willow   Ohio State University’s (Marion, OH) environmental anthropologist Anna Willow presents how the Transition Town movement across the world might help us re-envision a more positive future, and takes into account how the COVID-19 pandemic might affect—positively or negatively—those possibilities. Presented […]

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There Is No Way Out but Through

There Is No Way Out but Through

  • Apr 29, 2020

There Is No Way Out but Through – Roger Cohen, NY Times Cohen reflects on all the history that has come before—of people who lived through WWII and the Nazi regime, through the Depression and more—and concludes that by looking back we can find means of courage. MOST IMPORTANTLY, he helps us realize the “the […]

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Politics and Consequences: From Climate Emergency to Coronavirus

Politics and Consequences: From Climate Emergency to Coronavirus – David W. Orr, Common DreamsDavid Orr, one of the primer ecological thinkers of our times, makes it clear that we will only have a sufficient policy to address the climate crisis OR emerging pandemics like COVID-19 if we re-structure our democracy in fundamental ways that address […]

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The Next World

The Next World

  • Apr 29, 2020

A Call for Shaping the Next World So much has happened in the last two months! How can any of us digest it? With so many people deeply suffering, and the loss of so much life and so many livelihoods, it’s hard to know how to conscientiously and productively respond. Many of us have been […]

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Earth Day at Home – ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary virtually

Wednesday, April 22 is the 50th commemoration of Earth Day. It is a day to reflect on the past 50 years of starts and stops, successes and failures. It is a day to reflect on where we are, where we’ve been and more importantly where we want to go from here. With the emergence of […]

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John Krieger’s Climate Story

John Krieger’s Climate Story

  • Mar 19, 2020

In 2014, I came to the realization that climate change was a real threat, and that I personally had to do something about it. Like many Americans at the time, I had been lulled into complacency by the deliberate misinformation campaigns fostered by the fossil fuel industry and its allies. I have always had an […]

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