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On a grey Friday

This heavy, grey, damp and gloomy morning reminds me of Auckland. And Makarora also, on that day when the rain falling through the leaves, saturating the moss and making slippery the rocks was so in keeping with my mood, and … Continue reading

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DailyGood: The Power of Story

By Linda Marsa. I stare out the window from my tiny flat on the 300th floor, hermetically sealed in a soaring, climate-controlled high-rise, honeycombed with hundreds of dwellings just like mine, and survey the breathtaking vistas from my lofty perch … Continue reading

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So Much Magic around the Garden, by Michael K. Stone

“Why do you want to work here?” asked Cleveland Elementary School’s principal, interviewing Mary Schriner for a position as a special education kindergarten teacher at the Oakland, California school. “Because your school looks like a prison yard, and I’d like … Continue reading

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A Kiwi EVenture – From the Cape to Bluff by Electric Car: Guest Blogger Deano: Pōhutukawa, Pou Whenua and Power – Wairua to Ōpōtiki

A Kiwi EVenture – From the Cape to Bluff by Electric Car: Guest Blogger Deano: Pōhutukawa, Pou Whenua and Power – Wairua to Ōpōtiki.

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Six strategies for creating system change for a sustainable future | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

Six strategies for creating system change for a sustainable future | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian.

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Re-imagining Capitalism: Love and Compassion in Economics | People-Centered Economic Development

In 1999, a conversation about the Ignorance and Want allegory from Dickens Christmas Carol began a business relationship that would last until my correspondents death. He was working at the time in Russia on a concept that hed written a … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges: The Power of Imagination – Truthdig

Those in the premodern world who hoarded possessions and refused to redistribute supplies and food, who turned their backs on the weak and the sick, who lived exclusively for hedonism and their own power, were despised. Those in modern society … Continue reading

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Local food entrepreneurs take on Big Food in Australia | Guardian Sustainable Business | Guardian Professional

Local food entrepreneurs take on Big Food in Australia | Guardian Sustainable Business | Guardian Professional.

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Hope Is What We Become in Action, by Center for Ecoliteracy

I love to quote the dear, now deceased, Hermann Scheer, the great German environmental leader, who reminded people that the sun provides us 15,000 times the daily dose of energy compared to what we\’re currently using in fossil fuel. Hit … Continue reading

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Climate change: Capitalism and the Church speak the same language | The Postcolonial

The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) has submitted its latest report, and with it comes the unquestionably clear perspective that the Earth’s ecological situation is heading towards the land of no return. Indeed we can now be certain that … Continue reading

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