Reblog: On #NoDAPL and Paying Attention: They Sicced Dogs On My People Today

Originally posted on Transformative Spaces:
Dakota Access, LLC has declared war on my people — Native People — by attempting to snake an unwanted pipeline through Native land, drinking water and sacred sites. Today, this corporate force confronted peaceful Water Protecters with vicious dogs and pepper spray. This is where we are now. At least six…

Review: The True Cost

The True Cost: A Review. Industrialized clothing production has always been problematic, but those problems have become intensified and have much more far-reaching consequences in recent decades. This is due in large part to a phenomenon known as “fast fashion.” In the not-so-distant past, the fashion world had two, at most three “seasons” of new… Continue reading Review: The True Cost

via Native News Online: Heinrich Statement on Adding Gold King Mine Spill Site to Superfund National Priorities List

from Native News Online Published March 2, 2016 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, issued the following statement in support of addi… Source: Heinrich Statement on Adding Gold King Mine Spill Site to Superfund National Priorities List

Feminism and Spiritual Ecology

Lately I’ve been exploring the connections between feminism and deep ecology, also sometimes called spiritual ecology. Sometimes these connections are obvious, like the notion that the Earth is a Mother and humanity’s wasteful and thoughtless destruction of her “resources” and inhabitants is equivalent to matricide, or rape. Sometimes the overlap of these philosophies surprises me,… Continue reading Feminism and Spiritual Ecology

This Week in News

News from throughout the week in the Kingdom of Wonder, Cambodia Daily-style. “Man Charged with Raping 14-Year-Old Daughter” The Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court yesterday charged a 41-year-old man for raping is 14-year-old daughter… [Said Commune Police Chief So Sophal,] “We arrested the suspect…when the suspect came to find his daughter in Banteay Meanchey province on Saturday…The… Continue reading This Week in News