No Is Not Enough: Lessons from the Financial Crisis and beyond

I am struck this morning, while reading Naomi Klein’s account of various uprisings in different countries being saddled with austerity/shock treatments, that our country may well have brought on the Trump phenomenon by basically missing the opportunity to self-correct ,or heed the voices crying out during the Occupy movement of 2011-2012. Five years down the road, when the camps are Continue Reading

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Happy Mother’s Day To Our Mother who birthed our human race and everything in with which we live

We can and do remember mothers who are no longer with us in the way we were accustomed, as supportive, nurturing physical and emotional presence as we made our way in the world. But as that physical presence moves on, we can also look to our mother earth, whose physicality keeps nurturing us, and from whose life we and our Continue Reading

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The EPA does actually mark an acknowledgment of needed collaborative effort

I am incensed about the EPA appointment, NOT because the EPA, which has existed since December 2, 1970, has successfully PROTECTED us from wreaking havoc on the ecosystem. It obviously has not. It has been all too complicit and detached from the science that brought about it’s establishment in the first place, and has only grown increasingly dire in its Continue Reading

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