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Kate Clark's Blog – July 2012 Archive (2)

Politics and Transition

I feel that TW is again moving towards a left-political agenda, and it is not necessary or good for the movement locally.  Again, IF we are to build true resilience, we must ALL work together- liberals and conservatives- to do so.  Just because most of the people involved in TW are liberal politically, this does not mean that we have to identify the larger group as such...there are so many other avenues in our community for expressing our political opinions, can we please have one group that…


Added by Kate Clark on July 25, 2012 at 1:01pm — 22 Comments

I HATE the word Sustainability...

“We are environmentalists now,” he writes, “in order to promote something called ‘sustainability.’ What does this curious, plastic word mean? … It means sustaining human civilization at the comfort level that the world’s rich people — us — feel is their right, without destroying the ‘natural capital’ or the ‘resource base’ that is needed to do so.”

I cringe at the use of the word "sustainability" anymore, and this is why...from an article by Paul Kingsnorth, here:…


Added by Kate Clark on July 25, 2012 at 12:50pm — No Comments

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