Quitting Meat: Process Of Change, Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer

When it comes to meat, change is almost always cast as an absolute. You are a vegetarian or you are not. It’s a strange formulation Excerpt from Huffington post article by Jonathon Safran Foer, 11.11.09 …I wonder if more of the difficulty doesn’t come from the ways that we talk and think about change. When […]

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City of Ghent Goes Veg One Day A Week

City Of Ghent

EU: City of Ghent Goes Veg One Day A Week To Lose Weight and Save The Planet – Day of the Lentil Burgers: Ian Traynor, Guardian, UK, May 14 2009 On the eve of what is being touted as an unprecedented exercise, the biggest queue in the Flemish university town of 200,000 yesterday was for […]

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Capitalism, Climate Change, Poverty & Hunger

Global Warming

Yesterday I read three articles which helped me connect the dots: Capitalist greed, leading to planetary destruction and global suffering – pandemics, drought, extreme poverty, starvation, mass migrations, and war You’d think that anybody who’s paying attention couldn’t possibly miss what’s going on in the world, but sometimes we can’t see the deforestation for the […]

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2nd Thoughts on Global Warming & Sustainable Ag

Farmland

Comments on articles about global warming & sustainable eco-ag in CommonDreams.org by Bill McKibbon, Wendell Berry, Wes Jackson Bill McKibben is the author of ‘Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future’, scholar in residence at Middlebury College, and cofounder of 350.org. He shoots down a half dozen common delusions about global warming […]

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