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Climate Change, Equity and Security

“Equity and Greenhouse Gas Responsibility” by Paul Baer et al. (https://rael.berkeley.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Erg-Science-equity.pdf )

“Energy and Equity” by Ivan Illich (http://www.preservenet.com/theory/Illich/EnergyEquity/Energy%20and%20Equity.htm )

David Lempert and Hue Nguyen, “The global prisoners’ dilemma of unsustainability: why sustainable development cannot be achieved without resource security and eliminating the legacies of colonialism” … 2,325 more words

Book Review

“If you insist on working with the poor, if this is your vocation, then at least work among the poor who can tell you to go to hell.”

– Ivan Illich

The public is indoctrinated to believe that skills are valuable and reliable only if they are the result of formal schooling.

Ivan Illich

Some Things are Harder to Market

“A mode of life characterized by austerity, modesty, modern yet hand-made and built on a small scale does not lend itself to propagation through marketing.” 12 more words


Ivan Illich: energía y equidad [Charla-debate, 11/09/15 19:30h.]

El próximo viernes 11 de septiembre, en el Ateneo Cooperativo Nosaltres tendremos la oportunidad de charlar con Luis Tamayo, discípulo de Ivan Illich y actual director del mítico Instituto de Cuernavaca, que nos hablará sobre las teorías de Ivan Illich en torno a la energía y la tecnología. 155 more words


*An Intellectual Tribute to Dr. Manu Kothari, Part II: The War on "The War on Cancer"

In 1973, Dr. Manu Kothari and his associate, Dr. Lopa Mehta, published their voluminous tome, The Nature of Cancer, which I am tempted to describe as a war on the “war on cancer”.  1,223 more words

American Society And Culture


My One Question

What would you ask?  If you could ask only one question of the candidates for the presidency of the United States what would it be?  710 more words