Category Archives: Sustainability

Changing Government Needs to be for the Long Haul

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from occupythegreenparty: FEMINISM AND GENDER EQUITY We have inherited a social system based on male domination of politics and economics. We … Continue reading

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The Real Challenges to Creating Jobs

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand summary list. As I mentioned elsewhere about jobs, when we create the image of sending jobs over seas, or outsourcing, the words are misleading us. So, what can we … Continue reading

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The Goals of Occupy Wall Street MUST include Sustainability

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Nanook: Let me repeat a point I made elsewhere. The goal of our protest is not a short term objective. We want changes that apply for ALL … Continue reading

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The Ability for System Thinking Is Primarily Inherited

My comment on the Linked In Systems Thinking World group site (see 12/15/10 post on this site) drew a remarkable response. It essentially described the commenter’s experience that, somehow, people who can envision issues as part of a system, have … Continue reading

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China Takes a Major Step Toward Sustainability

There was an incredible article in the NYT on 2/28/11: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/01/world/asia/01beijing.html?_r=1&ref=science The article said, “China’s environment minister on Monday issued an unusually stark warning about the effects of unbridled development on the country’s air, water and soil, saying the nation’s … Continue reading

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The Pending Disaster from Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Both governments and scientists are irresponsible not to take prompt major steps to address pending major world social collapse threats Continue reading

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U.S. Home Foreclosures May Top 100,000 In January – Continued

NPR radio had an interview about the high foreclosure rate on January 3. I missed the time period to comment.  Here is a second comment I was going to post: There have been a lot of comments in this discussion claiming … Continue reading

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U.S. Home Foreclosures May Top 100,000 In January

NPR radio had an interview about the high foreclosure rate on January 3. I missed the time period to comment.  Here is the comment I was going to post: All of the posts so far have focused on the foreclosure of … Continue reading

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Dennis Meadows Video Limits to Growth

Dennis talks about the impending social collapse – Dennis Meadows Video

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System Thinking Suggests Two Human Species on Earth

My comment on the Linked In Systems Thinking World group site drew a remarkable response. It essentially described the commenter’s experience that, somehow, people who can envision issues as part of a system, have brains that are “wired” differently. This … Continue reading

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