Themes of Reflection

System of Extinction

Confined to the logic of commodity exchange, all reformist attempts to mitigate or adapt to ongoing environmental changes such as global warming, ocean acidification, land degradation, freshwater depletion, and loss of biological diversity, are doomed... [more]

Radical Reorientation

We are not spectators of history, lacking the ability to challenge the power structures of capitalism, be they military or financial, overt or covert. It is self-deceptive, therefore, to think of ourselves as borrowers, consumers, employees, competitors, nationals... [more]

Spaces of Solidarity

Unless we act now and act everywhere, the prospects for humanity will rapidly detoriate. Hence there is good reason to use our collective power to create a new social order, free of oppression and free of violence, full of solidarity and full of sustainable paths... [more]

Social Commons

It is difficult to imagine a sustainable society without literate, responsible, self-critical people, difficult to imagine sustainable neighborhood transformation without conscious social interactions; we are social beings, and as such curious, communicative, and... [more]

Towards Socialism

The immediate past is not the best guidebook to the future. Why learn from wasteful, profit-driven practices, when we can learn from the patterns of nature, from water, trees, and honey bees? Why let agribusiness destroy virgin forests, soils, and our future, when we are in great... [more]