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The walls of the imperial city look magnificent
Impenetrable, eternal, stronger than God.
But look closer; they are only video images
Projected on tattered cotton screens. Continue reading
Money puts a number on the worth of all things, on our work, on animals and plants and people. It turns all of Nature and all human talents into commodities. How much money can we get for this forest? How little can we pay these guys to bulldoze it? Continue reading
People would still have to work, but not to survive.
They could help others, grow food, create beauty.
Fix pipes and cables and roads, build things
Like the youth painting murals on boarded up windows. Continue reading
It shouldn’t be automatic that you’ll bear any burden and pay any price to extend life. Nobody lives forever. Continue reading
For billions of people in the world, the crisis is not new and will not go away when the shutdowns are lifted or COVID is cured. The pandemic is just making existing challenges more intense. But we are here; the time is now, and the old ways can’t go on. Can we change ourselves and make the new ones better? Continue reading
By eating right, getting sleep and exercise, touch, and laughter, we can greatly reduce our risk of COVID and other infections. Continue reading
Caitlin Johnstone says, “Things may get better; they may get worse. But they are never going back to normal. Normal is gone for good.” We have to create something better. Continue reading
“If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you see your liberation as bound up with mine, let us work together.” Lilla Watson, Aboriginal activist Continue reading