ARE YOU AN EARTH PROTECTOR? OR A WORLD DESTROYER?  HOW WE VIEW EARTH - OUR ‘WORLDVIEW’ - IS WHAT CURRENTLY SEPARATES THOSE WHO WOULD DESTROY HER FROM THOSE WHO ARE PROTECTING HER. By Zhiwa Woodbury (C) 2019 "We are in the midst of an epic contest between the rights of Mother Earth and the rights of corporations and... Continue Reading →

A Natural New Deal for Planet Earth

by Zhiwa Woodbury, M.A., J.D. With the birth of the Sunrise Movement in America, the emergence of Extinction Rebellion in UK and across Europe, and the catalyst of climate prodigy Greta Thunberg, whose superpower is her preternatural ability to speak truth to power, real honest-to-goddess solutions to the climate crisis are sprouting from the grass... Continue Reading →

Messy Truth & Meta-Reconciliation

"Last night's amazing aurora show over Senja, Norway, was nothing short of magical," reports photographer Adrien Mauduit on Nov. 11th, 2018. "During one outburst of lights, this image appeared. Huge colorful pillars took the shape of a fiery bird." With every bone of my earth-bound body, I am convinced that we are now at perhaps... Continue Reading →

HOPE is more than just a 4-letter word!

I'm inspired to talk about hope by this brilliant essay by Quinn Norton that appeared recently on Empty Wheel: A SERMON ON HOPE Here is a sip of bitter tea from that essay: Hope isn’t just looking at the positive things in this world, or expecting the best. That’s a fragile kind of cheerfulness, something... Continue Reading →

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