The Story of Ishmael

(suggestion from Bridget Birdsall) If you haven’t read a book called ISHMAEL—the protagonist is a gorilla who may have some answers to your question. It’s been around for a while but is so darn timely, and a well-written good read to reflect upon…because in awareness of the problem, just like in the healing process, as […]

The Declaration of Interdependence

I have included this powerful text, sadly from fully 30 years ago – sadly because we seem (as humans) not to have learned or heeded a thing since then about our interconnectedness. I have included the document itself (at the end) and some information about David Suzuki himself drawn from a biography from the Britannica […]

Decolonization is not a metaphor

A great academic paper on the US state’s treatment of Native Americans and how even recent movements that aim at reducing the wealth gap, providing reparations, redistributing land, etc. continue to perpetuate the low socio-economic status of Native Americans.

Barcelona’s Experiment in Radical Democracy

Introduction There are a couple of themes in this article that stand out to me as important, and why I chose this article to include.  Three main themes that spoke to me are (a) “Feminization” of Politics, and (b) concern to retain community common space that is for everyone, and (c) the principle of spending […]