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cursory interest in the whole…

By |2018-07-08T09:40:24+00:00July 5th, 2018|Climate Change, Society|

...We are now living in an environment that is ever more rapidly going out of balance, but we have no natural mechanism that adequately alarms us to this and the dangers it entails. Individuals pursuing short-term goals, often involving money or power, have an easier time achieving them that people with long-term goals. This puts [...]

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affect our lives on a daily basis…

By |2018-06-02T13:50:38+00:00June 7th, 2018|Society, Vote|

This article was written in 2012 yet really emphasis the importance of voting. With the political climate as it is we cannot afford not to vote. Please take a read starting with this excerpt: It is not limited to just presidential races. Ballots include initiatives, amendments and smaller statewide political races. All of these affect [...]

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city by city…

By |2018-05-24T14:31:32+00:00May 15th, 2018|Climate Change, Ideas, Society|

The Climate Mobilization Published on May 15, 2018 "City by City" - How do we transition to near-zero emissions quickly? How could a city reach near zero emissions thru WWII-scale mobilization? The Climate Mobilization's lead engineer John Mitchell discusses his draft Implementation Plans for cities. Mitchell brilliantly demonstrates that such a rapid transition to near-zero [...]

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the most obvious connections…

By |2018-03-20T13:07:08+00:00March 20th, 2018|Climate Change, Society|

     The plant’s biosphere we interact with is an integrated whole whose parts work together to maintain the milieu we live live in. This life-sustaining environment and its support systems, such as the carbon cycle, which circulates carbon between living matter and the atmosphere, are kept in balance by two things. One is called [...]

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substantially reduce plastics usage

By |2018-02-12T14:52:36+00:00October 13th, 2017|Society|

As with fossil fuels, the first step to addressing the problem is to substantially reduce plastics usage. There are also alternatives. To begin, we should recycle everything already produced. Plastics can also be made from renewable resources, such as hemp, or any fast-growing plant that contains cellulose. In fact, plastics were once commonly made from [...]

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ideal feminine traits…

By |2018-08-08T10:28:58+00:00July 24th, 2017|Culture, Society, Women|

     “Creating a more caring, supportive society is inseparably connected with creating an environment in which women feel free both to have families and to be active in society. That is why we must pool our wisdom and strive even more earnestly to create a social system that includes greater participation by women.    [...]

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they need us…

By |2018-02-12T15:07:36+00:00April 27th, 2017|Capitalism, Commercialism, Corporations, Society|

“Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen. To shame it. To mock it. With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness – and our ability to tell our own stories. Stories that are different [...]

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