VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Planned Obsolescence’, It’s a Waste World – By Rex Weyler

Source – greenpeace.org – “…The idea that we should keep businesses growing by creating waste is no longer valid – and never was. We can employ more people by building quality products and repairing them. To reverse the trend of wasteful production, biodiversity collapse, carbon emissions that cause global heating, and general ecological overshoot, humanity…

OUR DANCE WITH DESTINY: ‘The Organic Economy’, An Introduction To True Direct Democracy – By John Reid

Source – theorganiceconomy.ca – “…The present usury or interest based financial system is based upon infinite growth which means infinite inflation. This as we know means the cost of everything keeps rising due to that inflation. We wonder today how our children will ever be able to afford their own house and that is because…

CROSSROADS: “Climate Apartheid” UN Report Predicts the Global Poor Won’t be Able to Escape the Worst of the Climate Crisis – By Dan Robitzski

Source – futurism.com – ‘…Perversely, the richest, who have the greatest capacity to adapt and are responsible for and have benefitted from the vast majority of greenhouse gas emissions, will be the best placed to cope with climate change,” U.N. poverty and human rights official Philip Alston wrote in the report, “while the poorest, who…

DEEP GREEN: ‘Bill McGuire’s Climate Bombshells’, Extinction or Business as Usual? Hmm – That’s a Difficult Choice

Source – xrblog.org – ‘…The bottom line is that, while the oceans are shielding us from the worst of the heating caused by human activities, they can’t continue to do this forever. In addition, as they absorb more and more heat, so the life they contain is coming under increasing pressure. If we continue with…

RAINBOW WARRIOR: A Native Elder Shares Powerful Words Of Wisdom For All Governments, Corporations & People

Source – collective-evolution.com – “….We are part of Creation, thus, if we break the laws of Creation we destroy ourselves. We, the Original Caretakers of Mother Earth, have no choice but to follow and uphold the Original Instructions, which sustains the continuity of Life. We recognize our umbilical connection to Mother Earth and understand that…

GAIA RISING: ‘Touching the Jaguar’, Transforming a Death Economy into a Life Economy – By John Perkins

Source – johnperkins.org – “…A Life Economy that is itself a renewable resource is essential to the future survival of our species and many other species. They live in a present that supports the long-term, unlike the Death Economy that advocates a materialistic, greedy and selfish presence and insists on maximizing short-term profits” Daily Practices…

DEEP GREEN: ‘Economic Overshoot’, The World Is Not Enough

Source – zerohedge.com – “…The U.S. is the biggest offender…If all nations lived like U.S. residents, the resources of five Earths would be needed each year in order for the natural environment to regenerate” The World Is Not Enough Earth Overshoot Day came on July 29 this year. As Statista’s Katharina Buchholz notes, this is…

CROSSROADS: ‘In Science We Trust’, The Limits of Quantitative Reasoning – By Charles Eisenstein

Source – wakingtimes.com – “…The Scientific Method, like most religious formulae for the attainment of truth, rests on a priori metaphysical assumptions that we must indeed accept on faith..The call is not to abandon science, but to embrace its metamorphosis. It is to explore, “What might science become when we recognize the intimate relationship between…

FINAL FRONTIER: Space Exploration and Humanity’s Struggle for Open System Economics – By Matthew Ehret

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…. Russia is closely aligned with China under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative with India joining into the process at a quicker rate every day. All three nations have ambitious lunar development plans and have offered America olive branches to join them in open system development. Whether the…

CROSSROADS: ‘Survival of the Fittest’, To the Moon! – By Deena Stryker

Source – motherjones.com – “…Back then I wrote that “as resistance to austerity grows, the 1% will increasingly turn to fascist methods of control, from listening to our conversations and reading our emails to the militarization of local police forces.” (In Soylent Green, food is distributed by heavily armed police, and in Elysium, they play…

CROSSROADS: ‘Peak Scarcity’, Top Supply Shocks That Humanity Isn’t Prepared For

Source – rt.com – “…Pressure on oil and metals resources have long been known, but impending lesser-known supply issues for other key materials that have gone largely unnoticed outside of the extraction industry could lead to price spikes, massive backward shifts in technology, and even global conflict in the coming decades” ‘Peak Scarcity’, Top Supply…

MIND GAMES: ‘The Limited Mind’, Why Fear Is Driving Humanity – By Robert J. Burrowes

Source – robertjburrowes.wordpress.com – “.. The Limited Mind: Psychology as a Means to Understanding Conflict. Why Fear Is Driving Humanity… – By Robert J. Burrowes I have previously written many articles describing one or more aspects of the dysfunctional nature of the typical human mind, together with an explanation of how this came about and…

CROSSROADS: ‘Bizarro World’, The Herd Has Truly Gone Mad – By Adam Taggart

Source – peakprosperity.com – “…The UN now predicts a million more species will go extinct within the next few decades. But in today’s bizarro world, there’s a perverted incentive to sacrifice biological capital for financial capital. The scarcer the tuna become, the higher the price the fisherman will get for his catch at market. As…

DEEP GREEN: The $5,000,000,000,000,000 Question? – By William Bowles

Source – investigatingimperialism.wordpress.com – ‘…We have to start by removing the 1% and getting rid of their state apparatuses in order for us to take the vital steps needed to address the crisis. And there is no getting around this. You can hide from it the way Extinction/Rebellion does by focusing on carbon dioxide to…

CROSSROADS: UN Report Finds Biodiversity Disappearing Faster Than Any Time in Earth’s History

Source – earthfirstjournal.org – “…Some 1 million species of plants and animals face extinction, new research from the United Nations has found….Thomas Lovejoy, a biologist at George Mason University and the “godfather of biodiversity” – “in shaping the world to our will, humans have paradoxically weakened the very foundation on which our own existence rests”…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Forget Money’, What Will Matter Are Water, Energy, Soil and Food & a Shared National Purpose – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com – “…As the world slides into an era of scarcities, what will matter more than “money” are the essentials of survival: fresh water, energy, soil and the output of those three, food. The ability to secure these resources will separate nations that fail and those that survive” Forget “Money”: What Will Matter…

CROSSROADS: Scientists, Doctors, Environmentalists & Concerned Citizens Launch An International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and in Space

Source – 5gspaceappeal.org – “…We the undersigned scientists, doctors, environmental organizations and citizens from countries, urgently call for a halt to the deployment of the 5G (fifth generation) wireless network, including 5G from space satellites…RF radiation has been proven harmful for humans and the environment. The deployment of 5G constitutes an experiment on humanity and…

CROSSROADS: ‘As-Salamu Alaykum’, Towards a Culture of World Peace – By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

Source – globalresearch.ca – “…Towards a Culture of World Peace” constitutes a commitment to Human Livelihood. It is an initiative which consists in confronting the discourse in support of war and military intervention emanating from NATO and the Pentagon. It requires reviving a Worldwide anti-war movement, nationally and internationally as well as establishing a resolve…

CROSSROADS: Is Survival a Worthy Goal? Is Life Worth Saving? – By Sara Golling

Source – thenelsondaily.com – “…We live in a world of corporate capture. Although corporations have been granted the legal rights of individual human beings, they do not carry the responsibilities or concerns of natural human beings. They do not have consciences, and their basic imperative is increasing value for shareholders – not improving life for…

CROSSROADS: ‘Ethos, Time to Unslave Humanity’ – Woody Harrelson (Flashback)

Source – thedailysheeple.com – “…We cannot fix our system until we know how it works. Ethos looks at the systemic issues that work against democracy, the environment, democracy, justice and our own personal liberty”: Woody Harrelson: ‘Ethos’ -Time to Unslave Humanity From criminal conflicts of interest in politics, to unregulated corporate power, to a news…

CROSSROADS: ‘Clash of Civilizations’, Respecting ‘The Other’ – By Dimitry Orlov

Source – cluborlov.blogspot.com – “…But being forced to live among incompatible people, whose acceptance of you, and yours of them, is based on an enforced ideology of sameness contradicted at every turn by your innate sense, creates a sense of disharmony and malaise…The ideologies it generates range from nihilism to violent anarchism, from secessionist movements…

RELL YELL: ‘Hauteur de Son Désespoir’, Only the Struggle Matters – By Chris Hedges

Source – truthdig.com – “…The brutality of our corporate executioners grows by the day. They will stop at nothing, including wholesale murder, to consolidate power and amass greater profits. Blinded by hubris, driven by greed, disdainful of democracy, foolishly believing their wealth will protect them, they will herd us over the cliff unless they are…

OUR DANCE WITH DESTINY: ‘The Green vs Greed Economy’, Moving Beyond the Corporate Vision of Sustainability – By Rajesh Makwana (Archive)

Source  – globalresearch.ca  –  In light of ongoing global negotiations on pressing environmental issues, it’s time for efforts to curtail the excessive influence of multinational corporations over public policy to be strengthened and scaled up at all levels – especially at the United Nations. The corporate capture of policymaking has dire implications for how we…

GAIA RISING: Scandinavia’s Amazing Nature-Based Education System – By Katherine Martinko

Source – treehugger.com – “…the American education system. It has become less about the children and their instinctive love of play, exploration, and innovation, and more about the collection of data for adults who want kids to attain ever-higher test scores. Entire years are lost to preparing for costly standardized tests, and even recess –…

REBEL YELL: ‘Extinction Rebellion’, Mass Mobilization & Extinction Level Consumption – By Chris Hedges

Source – truthdig.com – “…We must, in wave after wave, carry out nonviolent acts of civil disobedience to shut down the capitals of the major industrial countries, crippling commerce and transportation, until the ruling elites are forced to publicly state the truth about climate catastrophe, implement radical measures to halt carbon emissions by 2025 and…

CROSSROADS: ‘Honeybees & Hemp’, Where Did We Go Wrong? – By Kathleen Lamont

Source – smokymountainnews.com – “…Bees absolutely love hemp plants. Hemp crops apparently attract an array of different bee species, offering them a plentiful source of pollen for foraging…When the researchers looked at their collection, they found almost 2,000 bees from 23 different bee genera. Most of those (38 percent) were classic honeybees” STUDY SHOWS THAT…