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It seems pretty obvious that we’re on a track that leads to an extremely harsh future. Can we stop, take stock of where things are headed, and make some serious changes — before it’s too late? Can each of us … more
by Anna Maria Caldara Ratepayers must be convinced that the Susquehanna to Roseland 500kV Electric Transmission Line project is necessary. To that end, JCP& L and PP&L have lobbied President Obama, who has recommended it be “fast-tracked.” Then maybe the … more
The looming end of the Mayan long-count calendar has prompted fervid doomsday predictions on the internet, mass arrests in China, and a small tourism boom in southern Mexico. But Bolivia’s president, Evo Morales, says the date is the beginning of … more
Do the killings at Sandy Hook school indicate a systemic problem, or are they the work of an individual with mental health problems? I think both are equally true, which means the U.S. needs much better mental health services and … more
[See updates below] Our so-called leaders from around the world seem to be incapable of taking the decisive action that is essential. (Maybe we should call it COP-OUT 18‽) Even the World Bank recently issued a report saying the consequences of world inaction … more
With the media-hyped Obama-Romney presidential tsunami washing away everything in its path, it’s hard to know that there are other presidential candidates (there are) whose platforms address vital issues and perspectives, missing from the blitz, that serve well the various … more
These comments about food, food-producing systems, and routes to sustainability are made in the spirit of direct and open dialogue Food and food-producing systems are core matters for planning routes to sustainability. There are, however, a number of sticky issues to … more
Long-standing Fair Traders as well as companies completely new to Fairtrade are among those who have signed up to use the international FairTrade Mark in the US. (In the past, products in the USA adhered to international standards but used … more
What do coal, gold, & natural gas have in common? Or water, petroleum, & uranium? They are all natural resources that mining and other resource-extraction companies take from the ground and sell to others. It seems to be a common pattern for these … more
Three recent newsletters discuss their organization’s perspectives on how to bring about change. One talks about nonviolent direct action, another about securing rights via home rule charters and constitutions, and the third about achieving change goals via the development of … more