Posts Tagged: Obscured Humans

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

Cornel West and BKS Iyengar: joy, suffering, and moral constipation

As I’m reading BKS Iyengar’s Light on Life, I’m teaching the koshas to my classes, one a week. But as he points out, the koshas, or sheaths of being, are not one then another, they are interpenetrating, mapping and remapping

Cornel West and BKS Iyengar: joy, suffering, and moral constipation

As I’m reading BKS Iyengar’s Light on Life, I’m teaching the koshas to my classes, one a week. But as he points out, the koshas, or sheaths of being, are not one then another, they are interpenetrating, mapping and remapping

Palm Oil: I Must Change My Life

Warning: the photo at bottom of the post may be upsetting. As suspicious as I am of the boom and bust of individual ingredients (Goji berries… so hot right now… goji berries.), and the knee-jerk politics of the heart-rending image,

Palm Oil: I Must Change My Life

Warning: the photo at bottom of the post may be upsetting. As suspicious as I am of the boom and bust of individual ingredients (Goji berries… so hot right now… goji berries.), and the knee-jerk politics of the heart-rending image,

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.