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Rowan Williams Gets It -- a Spiritual Diagnosis

Some of you may recall a minor kerfluffle from the Christian Right a decade or so ago, when then Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams joined the Welsh Gorsedd of Bards and appeared in — gasp! 240 more words


Can We Embrace Climate Change?

The planet will find a new equilibrium, with or without humans or any other species. Change is a constant. But what happened to survival of the fittest? 967 more words


Who’s Gonna Stand Up? (and Save the Earth)

Great to see Neil Young back with a strong environmental message. Take a watch and listen…

Neil Young and “Crazy Host,” aka Stephen Colbert, performed a duet version of Young’s new… 16 more words


Take Action: Protect America's Water and Children from Chemical Facilities

Saturday was the anniversary of the Clean Water Act. How about taking some action today!

Take Action: EPA Must Protect Children from Chemical Facilities

The statistics are staggering: One in three children in the United States attends a school within the danger zone of a hazardous chemical facility. 217 more words


Losing our Fear! Facing the Anthro-Obscene*

It’s useless to wait-for a breakthrough, for the revolution, the nuclear apocalypse or a social movement. To go on waiting is madness. The catastrophe is not coming, it is here.

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Chronicling disaster while remaining hopeful

There’s something hopelessly depressing reading chronicles of disasters, of war, of your run of the mill violent destruction. It’s watching from afar, and usually after the fact, and with no hope of having effect on outcomes. 538 more words

Direct Action

Mecklenburg Livable Communities Plan

Heidi Pruess, Mecklenburg Community Plan and Sustainability officer, lead a very informative review and discussion at our September monthly meeting. Below is a description about the plan as well as copies of the draft Strategy Matrix and the draft Actions and Successes. 222 more words