The Turning Spiral

Monthly Archives: October 2013


Big business allowed to pre-cook climate negotiations behind closed doors – for the foreseeable future

This scenario paints a deeply troubling picture of our race to our own destruction. As a grandmother of seven, I find this unconscionable.

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Indigenous Guatemalans Bring Canadian Mining Company to Court

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Felix Baumgartner: at a stratospheric height

Originally posted on Image As Voice:
http://youtu.be/raiFrxbHxV0

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Indigenous Theory from Hawai’i

Originally posted on Decolonization:
One of the goals of Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society is to bring together scholars, activists, artists and community members who are thinking through and acting out decolonization from their local spaces around the globe. Around the…

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BREAKING: Over a thousand Rising Tiders, Powershifters, and supporters leave permitted Powershift march route to support direct action in Pittsburgh

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Elsipogtog and Foundational Colonial Violence

Originally posted on Decolonization:
by Eric Ritskes Change demands moments of crisis and conflict. In these moments of crisis, there are two options: to embrace the change and recognize the necessity of it, or to fight against it, to try and…

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Inequality Is a Choice – NYTimes.com

by Joseph E Stiglitz “…..Asymmetric globalization has also exerted its toll around the globe. Mobile capital has demanded that workers make wage concessions and governments make tax concessions. The result is a race to the bottom. Wages and working conditions…

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A book of an open letter, for fund raising.

Loving this!

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Alberta’s Current Carbon Strategy No Match for Keystone’s Emissions, Figures Show | InsideClimate News

In the tiny hamlet of Hairy Hill, Alberta, a highly energy-efficient grain-fed distillery does what it can to offset some of the greenhouse gas emissions spewed by the province\’s dirtier industries—mainly the tar sands. The upstart company called Growing Power…

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Managing the Super-Exponential Growth of Civil Complexity | randaladcock

The public service must look beyond its traditional scope and provide global leadership in order to manage the super-exponential growth of civil complexity while maintaining the planet’s health. Consider these assumptions and conclusions: Assume: In order for any system to continue…

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