Root to rise

by Alfie Turnshek-Goins The space between. Not wild, not domesticated. Something else. Something new and old. Whether we are reclaiming lost knowledge or using our integrated be-ing to create new ways of floating along with the material needs of life, it makes no difference. Nothing new under the Sun. Indigenous or civilized, the only way …

Unto the third and fourth generations

by John Rember Everything we write depends on an imagined future. It’s not too much to say that narratives are like icebergs: nine-tenths of the meaning of a story lies not in its words, but in the past and the future that its words evoke. Last week I tried to demonstrate a disconnect between the …

End of the lie

by Aleigha, high-school student by day and radical dreamer by night “… and I can’t take it anymore, Aleigha. That’s why I’m leaving. I’m taking what I can carry on my back and my wife and I’m leaving.” I think this is the first time he’s addressed me by name. There’s a sense of urgency …

suicide

by the virgin terry my response to collapse is very different from those of u intent on preparation and maximizing your survivability during and after. i think some of u are sadly deluded re. how long, rough, and severe a ride u’re in for. barring devastating global warfare which utterly destroys civilization, i think collapse …

Preparing for uncertain futures

By Michael and Cindy Winkelman One doesn’t have to be a doomsayer or mystic to be able to see that there are a variety of possible — even likely — changes coming to the planet in the near future and that the status quo — socially, economically, politically and ecologically — is likely to change …

Bricks in the wall

The U.S. Department of Defense consumes 360,000 barrels of oil each day. Yet corporate Amerika wants you to conserve, no doubt to save the last drops for the military (to be used to secure more oil). We’re being fleeced, folks, and the fleecing continues unabated at all levels. Here’s a minor example of the fox …

Collapse and continuity

by Robin Datta This is an attempt to address collapse in its greater temporal context. Collapse is a regression that is perceived by the observer as a change of a large magnitude over a short period of time. This regression is in a direction towards the status quo ante. However, there can be many irreversible …