The 60-Second Video Version of the Message that Matters

My partner Pauline and I, with enormous help from Casey Couser, created the video clip embedded below. This 60-second version of our message will be followed soon in this space with a 30-second rendition. Our goal is to provide meaningful overviews short enough to be absorbed by people with little time. As usual, longer versions …

Taking Issue with Advertising

We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down ~ Kurt Vonnegut  There are many good reasons to take issue with advertising. However, this short bit of writing is focused on a particular piece of advertising, embedded below. I apologize for the poor quality of the photograph, which …

“Shut Up, Franzen”: A Recent Example of Fascism in the United States

On 11 September 2019 I engaged in conversation with Pauline Schneider regarding a paper published in Scientific American on 11 September 2019. The piece was written by Kate Marvel, and it took issue with Jonathan Franzen’s 8 September 2019 article in The New Yorker. The resulting video is embedded below.     Published in February, …

Video Conference with Engineers

On 10 September 2019 I participated in a video conference in which participants addressed the aerosol masking effect via technology. The discussion was recorded, and the recording can be accessed here.     Published in February, 2019: McPherson, Guy R. 2019. Only Love Remains: Dancing at the Edge of Extinction. Woodthrush Productions, New York. Paper …

The Really Brief Version

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific ~ Lily Tomlin   I have been pointing out the existential crises we face for more than a dozen years in this space. As I have indicated, essentially alone, the rate of environmental change is far more important than …

Edge of Extinction: Why “They” Will Not Fix Anything

  Published February, 2019: McPherson, Guy R. 2019. Only Love Remains: Dancing at the Edge of Extinction. Woodthrush Productions, New York. Paper edition Electronic edition Cloth edition   McPherson, Guy R. 2019. Revised Second edition of Walking Away from Empire: A Personal Journey. Woodthrush Productions, New York. Paper edition Electronic edition   McPherson, Guy R. …

Press TV Interview

On 3 September 2019 I was interviewed by Press TV’s We the People program. The resulting video aired on 7 September 2019 and is embedded and described here. I am featured in the portion of the program beginning at the 16-minute mark.     Published in February, 2019: McPherson, Guy R. 2019. Only Love Remains: …