A meditation on breathing as participation in a vast realm of beings who are imperilled by the smoke of the Anthropocene.
From Judith O’Grady
To join our essence and consciousness with the world was once the common inheritance of humanity. Now, it can only be found in the hinterland, the lands beyond. Beyond techno-industrial society. For what is there to join with in concrete and steel?
"You, reading this essay: you are an ark." From Asa West
(From Twm Gwynne)
This article reports on the Leadership of Indigenous Women conference in Salvador, and explores the personal and communal journey of indigenous women through generations.
Lorna Smithers follows her garbage from her bins to its destinations and uncovers how polluting chemical industries are profiting from the alchemy of waste.
"We [White people] have no sense of shared identity with our neighbors, and no sense of shared purpose. We have no notion that our wellbeing is tied up with that of the people we live next to or share a building with. It is the ultimate in alienation. So much else flows from that." (From Lisha Sterling)