Posts Tagged: customer vs. citizen

A List of Deadening Things, pt. 2

Deadening (the opposite of radicalizing) things, continued. We can endeavor to avoid what we can identify. Looking at a screen Too much responsibility Being given options when you don’t have a preference Not relating to presented concerns Being talked down to Having

A List of Deadening Things, pt. 2

Deadening (the opposite of radicalizing) things, continued. We can endeavor to avoid what we can identify. Looking at a screen Too much responsibility Being given options when you don’t have a preference Not relating to presented concerns Being talked down to Having

Animal First, Citizen Second: Talking the Bodily Politic with Nance Klehm

The City of Chicago is not known for its fertile beauty, or for its receptivity to political activism. But ‘dirty activist’ and Illinois native Nance Klehm has built a life’s work there, grounded in the belief that there is no

Animal First, Citizen Second: Talking the Bodily Politic with Nance Klehm

The City of Chicago is not known for its fertile beauty, or for its receptivity to political activism. But ‘dirty activist’ and Illinois native Nance Klehm has built a life’s work there, grounded in the belief that there is no

Renewable Energy Victories Reveal Fault Line Between Conservative Groups and ALEC

The ideological division that now runs under the Republican party is making itself known with tremors around climate change, and specifically the issue of household solar installation. On one side, energy self-sufficiency, whether for a family or for the nation,

Renewable Energy Victories Reveal Fault Line Between Conservative Groups and ALEC

The ideological division that now runs under the Republican party is making itself known with tremors around climate change, and specifically the issue of household solar installation. On one side, energy self-sufficiency, whether for a family or for the nation,

Yoga of Climate Action: Small Matters vs. Big Matters

Read Forget Shorter Showers, and absolve yourself: the ecological crisis is not your fault.  In 2009, in an essay called Forget Shorter Showers, Derrick Jensen  laid out a heavy critique of consumer solutions to environmental problems. In the title example,

Yoga of Climate Action: Small Matters vs. Big Matters

Read Forget Shorter Showers, and absolve yourself: the ecological crisis is not your fault.  In 2009, in an essay called Forget Shorter Showers, Derrick Jensen  laid out a heavy critique of consumer solutions to environmental problems. In the title example,

President Obama: “We don’t have time for a meeting of the Flat Earth Society”

Watch the president wipe his brow as he finally says so many things he needed to say. May he catch up to our moment.

President Obama: “We don’t have time for a meeting of the Flat Earth Society”

Watch the president wipe his brow as he finally says so many things he needed to say. May he catch up to our moment.

There Are No Grownups Here

And all of a sudden, we are in the middle of a great political awakening. After forty years of cynical, apathetic clouds gathering in the West, here comes the storm of radicalization, just in time to confront some dire challenges.

There Are No Grownups Here

And all of a sudden, we are in the middle of a great political awakening. After forty years of cynical, apathetic clouds gathering in the West, here comes the storm of radicalization, just in time to confront some dire challenges.