Green Jobs Kindle Economic Hopes
The U.S. doesn’t export much to China, but it has managed one deadly export: a consumer-based lifestyle. That’s something we need to change, beginning at home.
YES! resources for a deeper understanding about consumption, our materials-based economy, and alternative ways of living.
At the age of 94, Pete Seeger has passed away. Sarah van Gelder interviewed him in 2007 on a life of music and the power of millions of small changes.
If you’re really paying attention, it’s hard to escape a sense of outrage, fear, despair. Author, deep-ecologist, and Buddhist scholar Joanna Macy says: Don’t even try.
Resources to accompany the January/February 2008 Education Connection newsletter on The Story of Stuff and Consumption: Facing the Future, The Center for Ecoliteracy, UNESCO, and Redefining Progress.
The conversation café agreements sound a bit like what one should have learned in kindergarten about getting along with the other kids. They are guidelines for participating with others in group settings so there’s freedom for all, not a free-for-all.