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|What Bernie's campaign means to me from a systems perspective
I have said many times that we will never change the system through the electoral process. Now Bernie sanders seems to be contradicting me. But is he? Let's pretend that Bernie wins the ...
|The elephant in the living room: soil
The complexity of our global situation is not easily understood when we approach it piecemeal. It is a system and all of its "parts" are interacting. Carbon is a common thread but we look at it ...
|On "tipping points" and oppressive systems
Systems are stable and remain so if they can successfully absorb or destroy any movement that threatens them. When they can no longer do that they become unstable. System instability is a ...
|My limited experience with riots for what it is worth
I grew up in Chicago and was exposed to racism from the beginning of my life. My family was racist but would claim otherwise. Mom and Dad were FDR democrats after all. I have lived in the South ...
|I will miss my garden, but I will try to support local producers.
I decided that since I can not stand without aid that I will not plant a garden this year. I fell once in the garden last year and I guess I really decided then. The decision becomes real as I let ...
|45 "Earth Days"? Are you serious?
Tokenism is part of our culture. The religious among us have "days" or "seasons" to do theirs. The suicidal path we are on is really something that mocks anyone who would celebrate an "Earth Day".
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