How Do We Change?
by Zoe Weil Artist and changemaker Chris Jordan asks several questions in his fascinating TED talk. Through his powerful photographs…
MOGO Tip: Little Things Mean a Lot
In the hurry-scurry of our daily lives, it’s easy to buzz through on auto-pilot and not bring attention to the…
Julia Butterfly Hill on Activism, Communities, and Addiction
Image courtesy of The Token Anarchist via Creative Commons. “I realize that it’s the large systems that have to change,…
Two New Tools to Help You Make Better Product Choices
As citizens committed to making choices that do the most good and least harm to ourselves, other people, animals and…
Extend the Spirit of Buy Nothing Day to Every Day
For those who know that the path to a humane world isn’t paved by consumerism, Buy Nothing Day, sponsored by…
Simplify Your Valentine’s Day
Walking into the department store, I’m almost blinded by all the shiny pink and red mylar balloons, crinkly packages of…
Extend the Spirit of Buy Nothing Day to Every Day
For those who know that the path to a humane world isn’t paved by consumerism, Buy Nothing Day, sponsored by…
MOGO Mini-Tip: A Little Dab’ll Do Ya
In the hurry-scurry of our daily lives, it’s easy to buzz through on auto-pilot and not bring attention to the…
What Is Ethically Justifiable Consumption?
I was kayaking on the bay where I live this morning, enjoying the bobbing seals who didn’t seem to mind…
Richer, But Not Happier
The Worldwatch Institute has produced a short film which asks whether consuming things really makes us happy. Turns out it…
The Story of Stuff Helps Us Envision New & Better Systems
The New York Times recently had an article about the growing use of the video The Story of Stuff in…
Must Our Vision of the World Be Based on Consumption?
I’ve been encountering a number of people who are ambivalent about this recession we’re in. On the one hand, they’re…