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The Rubrik of the Common Good

Jun 14th, 2021 | By
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By Geoffrey Holland, guest writer.   The more we study the major problems of our time, the more we come to realize that they cannot be understood in isolation. They are systemic problems, which means that they are interconnected and interdependent. ~ Fritjof Capra, The Tao of Physics   The world we know is coming apart
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Misguided Alarm Over Birth Decline

May 14th, 2021 | By
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By Suzanne York. It’s truly amazing that, despite the crises facing humanity and the planet itself – much, if not all caused by human actions – so many are overly concerned that population growth is in decline in a number of countries. Recent U.S. Census Bureau numbers show that the U.S. population is in decline. 
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Local Livelihoods for Women Lead to Thriving Communities

Mar 7th, 2021 | By
Six special Maasai ladies wearing special shukas for a special occasion: Student Celebration. These are Maasai Harmonial's two medical interpreters (left) and four craft leaders (right)

By Suzanne York. For most people, having a job is critical beyond just income and a way out of poverty.  Being employed elevates feelings of self-worth and a sense of having a purpose, of being valued and giving something back to one’s community.  Too many people don’t get a chance to do so, especially women
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It Comes Down to Love

Nov 22nd, 2020 | By
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By Geoffrey Holland, contributing writer for Transition Earth. Women and Nature; they are inextricable.  You can’t love one if you don’t love the other. The world we live in is in very deep trouble, because we have failed to love either sufficiently. Consider how we got here. Think about the human journey the past three
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The End of Exceptionalism

Nov 4th, 2020 | By
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By Geoffrey Holland, contributing writer for Transition Earth. It’s amazing to me that so many Americans continue to buy into the myth that because of our citizenship, we are entitled to the ‘American Dream’, and are smarter and more worthy than everybody else on the planet. When white Europeans began immigrating to the American continent, they brought with
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An End of the World Thriller

Sep 7th, 2020 | By
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By Geoffrey Holland, guest writer for Transition Earth. Take in the big picture.  It’s a story that is apocalyptic in scale, driven by arch villains defending the old order, against protagonists determined to forge a life-affirming, and sustainable transformation for humanity. It’s about survival on an epic, planetary scale. It is our story. We are
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8 Billion People, Reproductive Health and Planetary Tipping Points

Jul 10th, 2020 | By

By Suzanne York. The news comes fast and furious these days.  Breaking stories, shocking tweets, and crucial studies all demand our attention.  Climate change, pandemics, environmental degradation, racial injustice, inequality, human rights violations – each of these alone needs to be understood and thoroughly addressed. Beyond that though, it’s also important, maybe more than ever,
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The Time for Transformation is Now

Apr 2nd, 2020 | By
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By Geoffrey Holland, guest writer. The world we know is in a tailspin.  The immediate challenge, a pandemic, caused by a moderately severe pathogen, has driven our economy to near collapse, and put literally billions of people at risk the world over. Normal life in every corner of our Earth has been put on hold.
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Saving Ourselves from Ourselves

Mar 2nd, 2020 | By
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By Geoffrey Holland, guest writer. Recently, the great renaissance city of Venice, Italy flooded yet again. It is happening ever more frequently. Each time it happens, it seems to get worse. What is happening to Venice provides a foreboding glimpse of what will likely become a permanent condition in many of our Earth’s coastal cities
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How Should We Live?

Jan 30th, 2020 | By
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By Geoffrey Holland, guest writer. Nearly a century ago, an American humorist named Will Rogers said of the human condition, “When you find yourself in a hole, the first thing you do is stop digging.”  As we move through the early part of the 20th millennia, humanity is up to its ears in a hole
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