Tag Archives: Ecology

Robert Jensen : The Craziest Person in the Room

The craziest person in the room: Reflections on how a mediocre white guy can try to be useful It’s the job of people with critical sensibilities — those who consistently speak out for justice and sustainability, even when it’s difficult … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Craziest Person in the Room

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Robert Jensen : The Collapse of Journalism

Graphic treatment by James Retherford / The Rag Blog. The collapse of journalism and the journalism of collapse:From royal, to prophetic, to apocalyptic When we strip away supernatural claims and delusions of grandeur, we can understand the prophetic as the calling … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Collapse of Journalism

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Robert Jensen : What Starts at UT… Accelerates Destruction?

Image from Latinitas.UT motto modification:What starts here…accelerates destruction? While UT administrators may be heartfelt in their belief that ‘we are driven to solve society’s issues,’ most of the so-called solutions that are generated ignore or intensify the fundamental problems of … finish reading Robert Jensen : What Starts at UT… Accelerates Destruction?

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Robert Jensen : Why We Won and How We Are Losing

Going, going… Image from Earthweek.From start to finish:Why we won and how we are losing A review essay on human origins and contemporary crises. By Robert Jensen | The Rag Blog | September 27, 2012 James Howard Kunstler, Too Much … finish reading Robert Jensen : Why We Won and How We Are Losing

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

John Perkins : Occupy the Dam

Three hundred indigenous people, small farmers, fisherfolk, and local residents occupied the Belo Monte Dam project at the Xingu River, Brazil, on June 15, 2012 Photo by Atossa Soltani / Amazon Watch / Spectral Q. Go here for photo essay. … finish reading John Perkins : Occupy the Dam

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Marc Estrin : Worstward Ho!

Fail worse What is absolutely clear is that the performance of the United States at the recent Rio+20 conference was intended as an energetic worsening thrust. By Marc Estrin | The Rag Blog | June 27, 2012 In his penultimate … finish reading Marc Estrin : Worstward Ho!

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Jordan Flaherty : Gulf Residents Fear for the Future

Image from GRIID.Two years after the BP drilling disaster, Gulf residents fear for the future By Jordan Flaherty | The Rag Blog | April 23, 2012 “The Gulf is a robust ecosystem and it’s been dying the death of a … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Gulf Residents Fear for the Future

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Restoration Ecologist Bill Neiman on Saving our Texas Environment

Environmentalist Bill Neiman at the KOOP studios in Austin, Friday, April 13, 2012. Photo by Tracey Schulz / Rag Radio.Rag Radio:Restoration ecologist Bil Neimansays we need a paradigm shift By Rag Radio / The Rag Blog / April 18, 2012 … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Restoration Ecologist Bill Neiman on Saving our Texas Environment

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ellen LaConte : When Too Big to Fail is Too Big Not To

“Blick auf den Planeten Erde” by Heikenwaelder Hugo, Austria / Wikimedia Commons.When too big to failis too big not to Where bailout theory comes a cropper, no matter who’s doing or who’s receiving the bailout, is when it ignores the … finish reading Ellen LaConte : When Too Big to Fail is Too Big Not To

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Robert Jensen : Occupy ‘Demands’: Energy, Economics, Ecology

Image from humanbannersf.com. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Occupy demands:Let’s radicalize our analysis ofempire, economics, ecology Rallying around a common concern about economic injustice is a beginning; understanding the structures and institutions of illegitimate authority is the next step. By … finish reading Robert Jensen : Occupy ‘Demands’: Energy, Economics, Ecology

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Leonardo Boff : Man as ‘Lord and Master’ of Nature

Art by Gorgok / Picable.Man as ‘lord and master’:Modernity’s ‘God complex’ By Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / July 19, 2011 The present crisis is not just a crisis of the growing scarcity of natural resources and services. It … finish reading Leonardo Boff : Man as ‘Lord and Master’ of Nature

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Robert Jensen : The Power and Limits of Social Movements

Image from The Democracy Center.The power — and limits — of social movements Dissidents not only have to be willing to tell the truth about the delusions of the dominant culture, but make sure we don’t fall into delusions of … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Power and Limits of Social Movements

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments