You Are Not The Answer
A focus on individualism shifts the blame from those with the actual power — and responsibility — to address the issues. We are told that the problems in our lives are solvable mostly by individual action. This lie has been repeated so often that it has soaked down into the…
40 percent of insect species are in decline
The world's insect population is in decline - and that's bad news for humans Environmental writer Oliver Milman says habitat loss, pesticides and climate change are killing off insects worldwide…www.npr.org Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature' Exclusive : Insects could vanish within a century at current rate of decline, says global reviewwww.theguardian.com Why insect populations are plummeting-and why it matters A new study suggests that 40 percent of insect species are in decline, a sobering finding that has jarred researchers…www.nationalgeographic.com
Corporations and Business Don’t Care About You
[…] a law intended to safeguard the more than 1.5 million Americans with a sesame allergy mandates, among other things, careful cleaning to prevent cross-contact between food products with and without sesame. However, many food companies have chosen to add small amounts of sesame flour to products that were previously sesame-free, instead of conducting the careful cleaning required for foods without sesame.
NVC — Nonviolent Communication
One of the best introductions to NVC is this lecture from the founder Marshall Rosenberg. When I commuted I must have listened to it 4+ times as there is always something new to learn from it. NVC Marshall Rosenberg — San Francisco Workshop — FULL ENGLISH SUBTITLES TRANSCRIPTION Or (same workshop) Nonviolent Communication — San Francisco Lecture Workshop — Marshall Rosenberg *Synced sound* The basic framework of NVC is OFNR — Observations, Feelings, Needs, Requests.