Archive for October 2018

The Global Elite is Insane – Robert J Burrowes

Robert J. Burrowes In a recent report titled ‘Working for the Few: Political capture and economic inequality’ Oxfam informs us that ‘Almost half of the world’s wealth is now owned by just one percent of the population’. Their report goes on to recommend that the World Economic Forum, an elite gathering held annually in Davos,…

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Homo Icarus – Bayo Akomolafe

(To read this on Bayo’s website) Homo Icarus: The Depreciating Value of Whiteness and the Place of Healing Bayo Akomolafe Dedicated to those who are putting their bodies on the line to protect the voiceless, the invisible and the occluded – and to my ‘father-uncle’, Engineer Tokunbo Obayan, who passed away a few days ago.…

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The Global Elite is Insane – Robert J Burrowes

(To read this article in Feelings First) Robert J. Burrowes In a recent report titled ‘Working for the Few: Political capture and economic inequality’ Oxfam informs us that ‘Almost half of the world’s wealth is now owned by just one percent of the population’. Their report goes on to recommend that the World Economic Forum,…

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Is climate change driving you to despair? Sara S. Moore

(To read this article in Ensia) Sara S. Moore offers some strong resilience guidance for the collapse aware. Sara S. Moore @stripeygirlcat Climate change adaptation researcher September 19, 2017 — The damage climate change does in terms of loss of life, health and property has been under the microscope of researchers for many years. Only…

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How can we talk about global warming? Renee Lertzman.

(Read this Article in Sierra Magazine) BY RENEE LERTZMAN | JUL 19 2017 Now that climate change has finally registered on the mass-media radar—thanks, in part, to the Trump administration’s showy efforts to prove just how much it doesn’t care about rising temperatures—it seems no one quite knows how to talk about it. Can fear…

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We need an ecological civilization before it’s too late. Jeremy Lent.

(To read this article on Jeremy Lent’s site) In the face of climate breakdown and ecological overshoot, alluring promises of “green growth” are no more than magical thinking. We need to restructure the fundamentals of our global cultural/economic system to cultivate an “ecological civilization”: one that prioritizes the health of living systems over short-term wealth…

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The Greatest Danger – Joanna Macy – YES Magazine

(Read YES article here) Some of Joanna’s best writing in this compact piece in YES magazine. The Greatest Danger If you’re really paying attention, it’s hard to escape a sense of outrage, fear, despair. Author, deep-ecologist, and Buddhist scholar Joanna Macy says: Don’t even try. Joanna Macy posted Feb 01, 2008 How do we live…

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Zhiwa Woodbury – Healing Our Trauma Together in an Insane World.

Click here to access this on Zhiwa’s Blog Healing our trauma together in an insane world… I was privileged to participate in Carolyn Baker & Dean Walker’s month-long symposium on-line recently, and wanted to follow up on a question from one of the participants that came near the end, and deserves a more considered response.…

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