This presentation is by Johanna from Ende Gelande, a German Climate Justice mass direct action movement. This presentation was a Zoom webinar recorded on Monday, March 8, 2019. I don’t know how long this video will be available on the Zoom site, so I suggest you watch it as soon as possible just in case… Read More Ende Gelande: Mass Direct Action for Climate Justice
Jeremy Rifkin is a sociologist who believes he always has the Next Big Idea that’s going to change everything. I’ve been following his work since I was first introduced to it at a lecture on ‘entropy as a societal phenomenon’ in 1980 in Youngstown, Ohio. (I was in college in Ohio for a couple of years).… Read More Rifkin: Social Economy and the Internet
Watch this excellent DN interview with Shoshona Zuboff on her new book: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Part 1 explains most of it; Part 2 is a bit of a recap.
And you can’t run democracy by the hate machine being fueled through the divide-and-rule policy of the 1 percent to destroy our oneness, our solidarity, our recognition that we are one humanity and can be strong when we fight for the rights of the planet and for our basic rights to food and water and… Read More Vandana Shiva: Oneness vs. the One Percent
In this interview, Dr. David Suzuki, Canadian environmental scientist and educator, talks about the latest science of climate change. Suzuki makes the jaw-dropping statement based on a recent climate report that there is less than a 5% chance that planetary temperature rise will stay below 2º Celsius this century per the UN IPCC Paris Agreement.… Read More David Suzuki: Time to Talk Extinction
This reflection by Charles Eisenstein is based on his book of sacred activism, The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible. Our civilization is entering a profound transition. For simplicity, I call it a transition from the story of Separation to the story of Interbeing. As this shift gathers momentum, the old answers to… Read More From Separation to Interbeing
Recent scandals in Buddhist sanghas have revolved around the patriarchal abuse by male teachers and gurus of their students and community members, women especially, but men as well. Perhaps what is needed is a breakdown of patriarchal models of masculinity and the evolution of new models of masculinity. Jiro Taylor’s interview with Charles Eisenstein begins with… Read More Masculinity: A New Story