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"What's Good for You is Good for Me." Regards, The Earth.

A study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change used models to predict the state of Earth, the number of humans, and their food requirements in the year 2050. 688 more words

Science

We Are Not Alone

Ryan doesn’t seem a terribly common name, even if it is unisex. So few people know Ryans—at least around Podunkville, Connecticut—that when I tell them my name they have to do a double-, triple-, or even quadruple-take, attempting to correct themselves. 809 more words

Week 1, Day 2: Proposing Modestly with Swift

Use the responses to this post to discuss Swfit’s “A Modest Proposal.” We’ll be discussing it in class this coming Friday (8/29)

If you’d like the post to count towards your 10 posts, make sure you include at least 50 words of your own prose. 96 more words

Maybe if I close my eyes...

Sometimes coincidences work in mysterious ways. A month ago I was traveling to Sweden to meet up with some friends. However, given my lot in life as someone who is chronically, yet never fashionably, late I managed to miss the train by one single minute. 1,607 more words

Climate

Utopia: An Exercise in Nihilism

Utopia’s perhaps the most striking piece of English TV produced in recent years. It reeks of classic Carpenter body horror with a bit of pulpified John Le Carre mole hunting mixed in for good measure. 1,165 more words

Film Studies

Why we have unemployment

We have unemployment because our agricultural surplus is such that we don’t need for everyone to be “working”.  More important issues are who decides how to use the surplus and how is it distributed. 610 more words

Economics

Climate Anxiety Counseling: Day 26 / Day 4 of the Washington County Fair, 8/16/14

Weather: Sunny and calm, turning gusty and dusty and cooling off later.

Time frame: 10 a.m.-12:10 pm, 1:30 pm-9:45 p.m.

Number of people… 1,184 more words

Climate Anxiety Counseling