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The Stomach-churning Violence of Monsanto, Bayer and the Agrochemical Oligopoly

By Colin Todhunter Source: RINF As humans, we have evolved with the natural environment over millennia. We have learned what to eat and what not to eat, what to grow and how to grow it and our diets have developed … Continue reading

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Slaves and Bulldozers, Plutocrats and Widgets

By Kristine Mattis Source: CounterPunch There is not an industrial company on earth, not an institution of any kind – not mine, not yours, not anyone’s – that is sustainable. I stand convicted by me, myself alone, not by anyone … Continue reading

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Killing the Biosphere to Fast-track Human Extinction

By Robert J. Burrowes Several years ago in Cameroon, a country in West Africa, a Western Black Rhinoceros was killed. It was the last of its kind on Earth. Hence, the Western Black Rhinoceros, the largest subspecies of rhinoceros which … Continue reading

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FIGHTING FOR OKINAWA — MY HOME, NOT A MILITARY BASE

By Moé Yonamine Source: Rethinking Schools My family moved to the United States from Okinawa when I was 7. But Okinawa is still home — and I’m hurt and angered at how the United States and Japan continue to treat … Continue reading

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The Complexity of Cultural Evolution

By Joe Brewer Source: Resilience What does the ecological crisis have in common with global poverty? How does politics relate to economics? The study of history? The changing landscape of technology, arts, and culture? Why is there not a coherent School … Continue reading

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Profit Maximization is Easy: Invest in Violence

By Robert J. Burrowes For those of us committed to systematically reducing and, one day, ending human violence, it is vital to understand what is causing and driving it so that effective strategies can be developed for dealing with violence … Continue reading

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End-times for humanity

  Humanity is more technologically powerful than ever before, and yet we feel ourselves to be increasingly fragile. Why? By Claire Colebrook Source: Aeon The end of the world is a growth industry. You can almost feel Armageddon in the … Continue reading

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A Skeleton Key to the Alt Left

Source: the HipCrime Vocab Last time we looked at the differences between the “Left” as manifested in the mainstream political discourse and those of a number of authors, blogger and thinkers that I’ve (somewhat arbitrarily) lumped under the umbrella of … Continue reading

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