Tag Archives: ecology
Bring Back the Bugs!
Insects are our friends. Help them live, they’ll help us thrive Photo by Elegance Nairobi on Unsplash Why is the world threatened with death of nearly all higher species, including humans? It’s not climate change. More threatening by far … Continue reading
Imagining The End Of Capitalism
Capitalism by definition is unsustainable, since it is based on constant change, growth, and progress, always seeking more in a finite world. If there truly were no alternative to it, we must all die, and soon. Fortunately, there are many alternatives both historic and modern. Continue reading
Who Can Own The Earth?
This is why we need a new relationship to land. Instead of seeing it as a bunch of resources to own and exploit, we need to care for it. Continue reading
Gratitude Can Change the World
“Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” Henri-Frederic Amiel Continue reading
The Blessings of Capitalism — and How they’re killing us
Capitalism is not conservative, it’s not liberal. It’s a religion. A Costco store is a capitalist temple. The shelves are altars; the checkout lines are our communion. Continue reading
Rewriting the Rules of Money
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