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American Psychosis. Chris Hedges

By Dean Walker | November 9, 2018
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This is not only Chris Hedges at his most potent and succinct – it is a gorgeous video production by AmericanCanary.org. They are a new production group that has an obvious combination of heart, talent and vision. Please visit their site and support their work. This may be the most important 15 minutes you spend…

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Words. (a remarkable video short…enjoy)

By Dean Walker | November 7, 2018

Sometimes less is more. This gorgeous piece was produced by Daniel Mercadante and www.everynone.com. Nice with headphones and a cup of tea. Dean.

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Katie Hayes 2018- Climate Change & Mental Health Risks Impacts and Priority Actions

By Dean Walker | November 2, 2018

Background: This article provides an overview of the current and projected climate change risks and impacts to mental health and provides recommendations for priority actions to address the mental health consequences of climate change. Discussion and conclusion: The authors argue the following three points: firstly, while attribution of mental health outcomes to specific climate change…

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Capitalism’s Final Solution is Nothing Less Than Complete Ecological Collapse – Ed Simon

By Dean Walker | November 2, 2018

Ed Simon is the Editor-at-Large for “The Marginalia Review of Books,” a channel of the “Los Angeles Review of Books.” A frequent contributor at several sites, his collection America and Other Fictions: On Radical Faith and Post Religion will be released by Zero Books in November of 2018. He can be followed at his website…

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The Global Elite is Insane – Robert J Burrowes

By Dean Walker | October 21, 2018

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

By Dean Walker | October 21, 2018

(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: Revisited – Robert J Burrowes

By Dean Walker | October 21, 2018

(To read this article on Feelings First blog) Robert J. Burrowes In 2014 I wrote an article titled ‘The Global Elite is Insane’. I want to elaborate what I explained in the earlier article so that people have a clearer sense of what we are up against in our struggle to create a world of…

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

By Dean Walker | October 19, 2018

(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.

By Dean Walker | October 19, 2018

(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.

By Dean Walker | October 19, 2018

(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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