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The Gift of the Maya

"The Maya forest garden holds, in its ramblings and roots, a hidden-in-plain-sight way through our present crises."

Slow Money: Land, Local and Language  

We first hear from a panel with poet, farmer and author Wendell Berry, Maine Representative Chellie Pingree and Louisville, KY Mayor Greg Fischer. Then, a session on culture covers how our society is shaped by expectations and approaches to food. Our final piece from the conference features …

Resilience Reflections with Rahul Goswami

What keeps me going is the desire to put this accumulation of experience, however rude and mis-shapen it might be in parts, to good use, so that one less field becomes pavement, so that one less stream dries up, that one less meaningful cultural practice fades away in an urban slum, and so that …

Crafting A New Narrative: Charles Eisenstein  

Chris and Becca Martenson talk cultural stories with Charles Eisenstein.

Resilience Reflections with Courtney White

My greatest inspirations are William Shakespeare and Aldo Leopold. The key to moving hearts and minds no matter what your field of endeavor is good storytelling.

Resilience Reflections with Brian Kaller

If you look at the world’s situation right now and feel a measure of grief, it doesn’t mean you’re sick, it means you’re decent. That feeling is why our species deserves to be saved.

Framespotting: Book review

What do climate change, sports teams and your family’s achievements have in common?

Dark Age America: The Sharp Edge of the Shell

The denunciation meted out to Bill Nye for bringing basic concepts from ecology into a discussion where they were highly relevant is par for the course these days.

Anywhere But Here: Casino Capitalism in Las Vegas

After the crash in 2008, southern Nevada became the foreclosure and unemployment capital of the nation.

The Anthropocene and Techno-Utopia  

From Berlin, top enviro journalist Christian Schwagerl on his controversial new book The Anthropocene: The Human Era and How It Shapes Our Planet. Then two eco-feminists, Charlene Spratnak and Susan Griffin on "Techno-Utopianism and the Fate of the Earth."

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