Alisa Gravitz

A Crisis Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Despite some early missteps by Pres. Barack Obama's administration, it seems that our new president understands a crisis is a terrible thing to waste. And, we now have a double crisis: not only is the economy collapsing, but every part of nature is rebelling against the toxic nature of the dominant economic model. The Chinese have a cool saying that is apropos of our current state: suffering shared is suffering halved; joy shared is joy doubled.  

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5 Ways to Usher in the New Green Age

To pass on to our grandchildren healthy, thriving communities, instead of a desperate world, we need to accelerate the transition to the green economy: one that works for people and planet, social and economic justice, community and environmental health.

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