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  1. Sandra Lindberg

    "Ecofeminism to Escape Collapse" by Maria Mediavilla

    I forgot to include a link to a second article that Dr. Mediavilla would like us to know about: "Economists, please, invent something!" I am very glad to have learned about this scholar on, where I first read "Ecofeminism to Escape Collapse."
  2. Sandra Lindberg

    "Ecofeminism to Escape Collapse" by Maria Mediavilla

    Dr. Mediavilla has given me permission to post her excellent article on this forum. Here is an excerpt and a link to the full article. And: Her article explores feminism economics, systems theory, reproductive theory, and feedback loops. Hope you check it out: "Ecofeminism to Escape Collapse"
  3. Sandra Lindberg

    Bendell's Deep Adaptation

    You are fortunate to live on the west coast where both Extinction Rebellion and the Sunrise Movement are active. Nothing like that in central Illinois. Coalitions are hugely important, I agree. How about this for a coalition: the Greater Decatur Black Chamber of Commerce receiving a pretty good...
  4. Sandra Lindberg

    Bendell's Deep Adaptation

    I've spent the afternoon reading Bendell's 2018 Deep Adaptation paper and his article on responding to criticisms of his ideas. I like this from the article very much: The above is an excellent resolution. I remain concerned by Bendell's seeming unwillingness to...
  5. Sandra Lindberg

    Bendell's Deep Adaptation

    So, egalitarian, I've joined the Deep Adaptation forum in an attempt to increase my understanding of the work you and others are doing. As someone who does believe the difficult or dire effects of climate change are already hitting hard many populations in the US, I want to improve my awareness...
  6. Sandra Lindberg

    The work of Marta Harnecker

    My friend Howard shared with me another wonderful article about Marta's work and her passing. You can read it here:
  7. Sandra Lindberg

    The work of Marta Harnecker

    Marta Harnecker died today. Telesur has this obituary for her: Marta Harnecker: The Fighter YouTube has several recordings of Marta Harnecker speaking at conferences about her work and her theories. She authored more than 60 books. She participated in revolutions in Bolivia and Venezuela. She...
  8. Sandra Lindberg

    "What To Do About Predictions of Imminent Food Collapse" by Sandra Lindberg

    "As a member of System Change Not Climate Change, this morning I received links to a couple of YouTube videos about stresses on 2019 crop production. Produced by climate scientist Paul Beckwith, the videos portray the world as teetering on the brink of a profound food shortage. Like so many...
  9. Sandra Lindberg

    Red-Green Revolution: The Politics and Technology of Ecosocialism with Victor Wallis

    That's high praise coming from you. I checked out a description of the book, but hadn't heard from anybody I know about its value. Glad you read your post.
  10. Sandra Lindberg

    Ian Angus part two "Nitrogen Glut: Too much of a good thing"

    Here's the second article in this series on metabolic rift and the nitrogen cycle. There will be a part three that analyzes how this problem has been unfolding since the 19th century. Nitrogen glut: Too much of a good thing is deadly for the biosphere | Climate & Capitalism
  11. Sandra Lindberg

    Bendell's Deep Adaptation

    I know you're going to get much better replies than this one, but I'm wondering if you've seen this video produced by Nate Hagens. It's 1.5 hrs., but moves very quickly and it's pretty engaging. He provides no political frame for his opinions at all, but he goes straight at our current...
  12. Sandra Lindberg

    Ian Angus part one "Nitrogen Crisis: A Neglected Threat to Earth's Life Support Systems"

    Hopefully, at least some of you who read these posts are from the Midwest. Farm country. In addition to being excited at finding this article by Ian Angus, I'm very interested in its topic: the nitrogen cycle's disruption of the Anthropocene. Whahh... ? I fear some of you may say. Bear with me...
  13. Sandra Lindberg

    An article from Dianne Feeley on multiple approaches to a Green New Deal

    Dianne Feeley provides an overview of six organizations' approaches to the GND or what is needed to address climate change. I find it very helpful to see these statements compared side-by-side. "Making the Green New Deal Real" by Dianne Feeley for
  14. Sandra Lindberg

    "The Rise of the Rights of Nature" by Rapid Transition Alliance

    One way to rein in human narcissism is to collectively agree, as a growing number of communities and countries do, that ecosystems should be recognized as "persons" If such a concept can be applied to an artificially constructed legal entity, the corporation, all the more reason for an 'entity'...
  15. Sandra Lindberg

    "End Taxes that Favor the Rich" by Howie Hawkins

    "End Taxes that Favor the Rich" by Howie Hawkins includes suggestions for policy that goes to the heart of some terrible realities in the US, including racial and economic inequality. Hope you check out this article.
  16. Sandra Lindberg

    Climate Change and a Dual Power Approach to Revolution

    Michael, I posted today an article by Tim Horras from the Marxist Center. It's called "Goodbye Revolution?" I think you might find it interesting.
  17. Sandra Lindberg

    "Goodbye Revolution?" by Tim Horras for the Marxist Center's Regeneration Magazine

    I heard Tim Horras speak at the Marxist Center conference in Denver this January. A thoughtful and well-studied guy, he works with tenants unions and other base building groups in Philadelphia. Here, he's written an article about tendencies within socialist organizations to either prepare for...
  18. Sandra Lindberg

    "What Urban Liberals Might Learn from Rural Rebels" by Russel Arben Fox

    I like this article, which I saw thanks to the SCNCC Facebook page post. I like it a lot. It's mostly a review of what sounds like a great book, For-Profit Democracy: Why the Government Is Losing the Trust of Rural America by rural sociologist Loka Ashwood, but the article also points out--as I...
  19. Sandra Lindberg

    "A Green New Deal for Agriculture" by Raj Patel and Jim Goodman, for Jacobin

    I've been having a bit of trouble with Jacobin articles lately. Too techno enamored and too centrist for my taste most of the time. But this article, brought to my attention this morning by Steve O. of the SCNCC organizing list is very different. An in-depth look at agricultural history and ways...
  20. Sandra Lindberg

    What are we to make of AOC's recent legislative votes?

    David, let's hope she keeps speaking up strongly. Curious, though. Would you define "real power" for me? Last time I checked, even activists and politicians and revolutionaries have to eat! I hope you keep growing food in your garden. Socialist Cuba, blockaded by the country in which you and I...