Gratitude In A Warring World

First published @Truthdig Even in San Francisco where Columbus Day has been renamed Indigenous People’s Day, progressive parents are faced with the awkwardness of how to celebrate Thanksgiving, our historically fictionalized holiday. Do we mourn the slaughter of the Native Americans or celebrate the rise of colonial European capitalism? Or do we celebrate the dysfunctional […]

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Books

  Ms. Magazine Writes, “Outside of a few high-profile writers such as Anne Lamott, women who write explicitly about being a mother risk being seen as lightweight by the literary establishment. Not real writers. The anthology Mamas Write: 29 Tales of Truth, Wit and Grit turns this assumption on its head. You won’t find cliché advice on how to […]

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FIRST WHALE OIL, NOW BIG OIL TO BE EXTINCT: AMORY LOVINS SHAKES UP CERES 2015

(first published on 3BL Media Media/Justmeans) What do Big Oil and whale oil have in common? According to Amory B. Lovins, Chairman and Chief Scientist of The Rocky Mountain Institute, Big Oil is soon to follow whale oil’s downward trajectory toward extinction. At this year’s Ceres Conference 2015 for sustainable business, Lovins challenged big businesses to rethink the […]

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