Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:29:00 GMT(image)
And so there is another meaning, that Brexit represents both an explicit and implicit, (and perhaps, ironic,) repudiation of globalisation and neoliberalism.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:07:00 GMT(image)
What if we held a conference and nobody came?
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:20:00 GMT(image)
In the melodrama that passes for the U.S. presidential campaign, Donald Trump got practically all the post-debate headlines last week. But what both candidates agreed on should be far more troubling. And yet, it elicits nothing more than a yawn these days in political discourse.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT(image)
While the attack on peoples’ lives through social welfare cuts continues unabated, there has been no sign of accompanying cuts to corporate welfare.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:22:00 GMT(image)
Just like farmers, we cannot really know how big and copious the harvest will be, or when exactly it will come. But we keep seeding to help make the commons visible at different levels...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:42:00 GMT(image)
Though D’Artagnan Scorza grew up economically disadvantaged amidst a food desert in South Los Angeles, his family created an oasis of fresh fruits and vegetables that left him wanting for nothing at home.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:21:00 GMT(image)
It is widely assumed that the ongoing migration of rural peoples to mega-cities all over the world will help reduce humanity’s per-capita energy footprint, while giving people a higher standard of living and accelerating energy transition.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:03:00 GMT(image)
The Ford Foundation believes we have an obligation to strengthen capitalism. In fact we have a duty to transform it.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:42:00 GMT(image)
Time is money – so the saying goes. Now you can donate and even exchange your time to help people.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:18:00 GMT(image)
Actually, in Silicon Valley, some engineers do still work with their hands, some people appreciate the beauty in broken things and some people help each other for free for the fun and good will of it. Here's a story of how that happened all at once for me.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:47:00 GMT(image)
There’s something dishevelled and unsettling about poetry.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:15:53 GMT(image)
Avoiding societal collapse means building bridges between science and the rest of the world.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:14:00 GMT(image)
There are currently an estimated 10 million employee owners in the U.S. What if that number grew to 50 million by 2050?
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:56:00 GMT(image)
Most of us resist new circumstance, and so the finest art is the skill (the cultivated humility) of accepting new circumstance (a rare skill) & then of the knowledgeable application of ancient morals to explain it.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:50:00 GMT(image)
The ideas of Henry George are still very relevant for economic theory.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:20:00 GMT(image) In a vindication for press freedom and land protectors fighting against the Dakota Access Pipeline, North Dakota has dismissed the "riot" charges against Democracy Now! journalist Amy Goodman, issued after she reported on pipeline company security guards physically assaulting nonviolent, mostly Indigenous land protectors in September.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:03:00 GMT(image)
In an ominous sign for press freedom, documentary filmmaker and journalist Deia Schlosberg was arrested and charged with felonies carrying a whopping maximum sentence of up to 45 years in prison—simply for reporting on the ongoing Indigenous protests against fossil fuel infrastructure.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:32:00 GMT(image)
From Standing Rock Reservation to the Florida Everglades, 2016 has been an unprecedented year in people’s resistance to the fossil fuel economy.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:48:00 GMT(image)
Science fiction fans who pine for stories grounded in reality, rather than in the techno-fantasies that prevail in most other science fiction, will find much to like in Into the Ruins.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:15:00 GMT(image)
Started in Sonoma County in 2010, the Community Resilience Challenge has grown into a national affair, including 800+ actions in Asheville, NC, among other ripples.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 16:39:00 GMT(image)
We think of the world we live in as static and linear rather than dynamic and nonlinear. That has given us a false sense that things move gradually and predictably in our world, the same false sense that led to the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:38:00 GMT(image)
Does the concept of a living planet uplift and inspire you, or is it a disturbing example of woo-woo nonsense that distracts us from practical, science-based policies?
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:05:00 GMT(image)
Like an extended smashing of atoms, the 9-to-5 job market has shattered and splintered over the past 25 years in ways that have both liberated and trapped millions of workers.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:52:00 GMT(image)
There is no single extremely viable change we could make in our lives to combat fossil fuel consumption (and thus climate change) than ditching film and television.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:57:00 GMT(image)
Using patterns enables people to communicate common ideas about complex relationships more easily and to seamlessly combine theoretical research with its practical application.