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Electronics Reuse and Recycling in Peru: A Photographic exploration

(A shorter version of this essay appeared in the September 2016 issue of E-Scrap News)

Article and all photographs by Verena Radulovic

Lima, Peru. Any given weekday. 4,952 more words


Goodreads review: Wrong About Japan

Wrong About Japan by Peter Carey
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I am both a fan of Japan and a fan of Peter Carey, so one would think this book a no-brainer for me. 768 more words


resistance: STOP celebrating women by selling us products!

Because it is also consumerism that ails us, that impales us, that renders us a part of a contest that we did not sign up for. 23 more words


Climate change afternoon! YES

So you may have guessed day two was climate changed themed! For many people climate change is old news and the enthusiasm and excitement has fallen away. 979 more words

The Waste of the Progress

The Waste of the Progress

While shelf life gets shorter and fashions rotate,

Consumption is a skipping rope to leap over a payroll date.

Acquire your duds, use and throw them away… 31 more words

Oleg Komlik

Pay Back

“When you borrow money two things usually happen.  First, you’re taking capital that others saved in the past, and are probably using for consumption, not to create more wealth.  21 more words

Money Matters

Confessions of a minimalist hoarder

Recently I have spent a lot of time looking into the concept of minimalism and what it would mean for me to start minimizing my life. 590 more words