Planetary Duty Is a Feminist Construct

Have you noticed? We humans can be very destructive. For the longest time, where nature is concerned, we’ve been takers rather than givers. We’ve become very efficient at ripping up the landscape and stripping the life from our oceans.  On top of that, we produce massive quantities of every kind of trash and waste, much […]

The Elitism of Pursuing Sustainability for Humanity and the Biosphere in America

I. Is America a Personality, Category, and Status Driven Society? Reportedly, “(p)olitical psychology has identified six basic personality types that are typically found in the world of public affairs”:  The Narcissist, Obsessive Compulsive, Machiavellian, Authoritarian, Paranoid, and Totalitarian.[1] Were the thought not so inherently implausible, many Americans would likely attribute ALL the dynamics of their […]

The End of Freedom

This article was originally published on Julian Cribb’s blog, Surviving C21. It can be found here. The whole of humanity is only 20 years or so from meekly surrendering the one thing most us have craved, sought and fought for throughout our history. Our freedom. By the 2050s every person on the planet will be under […]

Today’s youth reject capitalism, but what do they want to replace it?

Today’s youth are increasingly unhappy with the way their elders are running the world. Their ire was most recently expressed when thousands of teenagers and others across the [United States] marched on March 24 demanding more gun control, a little over a month after more than a dozen of their peers were shot and killed […]

A New Nature: Discussion of The Theoretical Individual

Geoffrey Holland speaks with Michael Charles Tobias and Jane Gray Morrison about their latest book, The Theoretical Individual Geoffrey Holland: You write that the myth of the human individual is etymologically, psychologically, and emotionally ingrained in who we are, yet every minute this myth is violated by humans.   What is this myth of the individual? […]

Serenity Soular Captures the Power of the Sun and Community

This article was originally published by The Phoenix, Swarthmore’s Independent Campus Newspaper. The original article can be found here.   Students join with North Philadelphia community to solarize arts nonprofit While spring break offered many Swarthmore students a well-deserved rest following midterm season, six students from the Serenity Soular project were working hard to bring […]

Movable Ink | Solo exhibition by Anita Yan Wong

Movable Ink Solo exhibition by Anita Yan Wong May 4, 2018 through May 31, 2018 Canessa Gallery | 708 Montgomery St. | San Francisco | CA 94111 Opening Reception May 4, 2018 | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm (PDT) Using “Bi”– Brushwork, Asian American Artist and Professor Anita Yan Wong brings the movement, patterns and […]

Speaking Out: One Voice from the Wilderness

One voice from the wilderness is too weak to be listened to. My voice, for example, is not clear enough, strong enough, loud enough or adequately established so as to be heard. How can any person in a position of influence among our most wealthy and powerful leaders possibly be expected to receive a ‘best […]

When ‘oil’ spells murder

Hollywood action star and former Californian governor Arnold Schwarzenegger called it when he recently accused big oil companies of first degree murder – knowingly killing millions of people around the world with their products. While legal experts rate his actions as largely a stunt to raise awareness of the deadly effects of fossil fuels, a […]

Update On the World’s Diminishing Resources, Part III: Melting Ice and Sea Level Rise

The following article is the final piece in Gioietta Kuo’s three-part series surveying the world’s diminishing resources. Kuo explains: The world is at present witnessing an accelerating pace of our use of its precious resources, which have existed over the past millions of years. The main reasons are twofold: 1) The pressure of human encroachment […]

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