a vision for a shared economy

things fell apart and the center did not hold at least that’s how grandpa talks about the olden days days where capital was holier than spirit man dominated (and subsequently) destroyed nature and growth was the ultimate god those days long gone — almost all but forgotten ……now we just are. living breathing and being,Continue reading “a vision for a shared economy”

The inherent “goodness” of power

“When people lack a critical understanding of their reality, apprehending it in fragments which they do not perceive as interacting constituent elements of the whole, they cannot truly know that reality.” Paule Freire – Pedagogy of the Oppressed I think of power in a similar vein as I perceive energy. Power can neither be createdContinue reading “The inherent “goodness” of power”

The sacredness of struggle

When I think of how to describe my “economic ecology”, I think a lot about struggle and how it forms a substantial portion of what I consider my inheritance. But, struggle is not solely negative, it’s indicative in part of strength, resilience and a ferocity of hope. Common refrains around the expansiveness of measures ofContinue reading “The sacredness of struggle”