Daily Archives: May 26, 2017

Colonization in Space (Climate State Music Video)

Published on May 26, 2017

Space colonization (also called space settlement, or extraterrestrial colonization) is permanent human habitation off the planet Earth.

An energetic psytrance song, composed around 2013. What if we have to consider space as an option, because climate becomes too disruptive? Related: Stephen Hawking says we must colonise other planets to ensure human survival http://www.independent.co.uk/news/sci…
Video footage via http://pixabay.com and NASA
Space colonization https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_c…
Samples by Isaac Asimov
For music by Climate State visit https://soundcloud.com/spacealpha

Toronto flooding on the rise

Wendell Berry | Agriculture for a Small Planet Symposium July 1, 1974


The Berry Center

Published on Jul 1, 2014

Today marks the 40th Anniversary of Wendell Berry’s speech about the culture of agriculture that was delivered at the “Agriculture for a Small Planet” Symposium in Spokane, Washington. The first few lines of this speech, written on a yellow legal pad in route to the symposium, inspired his book The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture published in 1977. Berry’s speech was also a catalyst for the launch of the Tilth Movement in the Pacific Northwest.

“Your symposium, as well as a lot of other meetings I’ve been to in other parts of the country, proves the literature of a thoughtful and even known constituency for a better kind of agriculture,” wrote Berry in a letter to Gigi Coe and Bob Stilger following the Symposium (July 4, 1974).

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Food-Matters

Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson

Published on Sep 27, 2012

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America Emerging – Van Jones | The 33rd E.F. Schumacher Lectures


Schumacher Center for New Economics

Published on Nov 14, 2013

Van Jones presented at the 33rd Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures on November 9th, 2013 in New York City. He spoke about Trayvon, robots, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Judy Wicks, co-founder of BALLE and Philadelphia entrepreneur of White Dog Cafe fame, introduced Mr. Jones.

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Upcoming Events | Schumacher Center For New Economics

Tickets will go on sale on June 8th at 12 noon.

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For questions about tickets contact the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Box Office at 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230.

Open between 12pm and 6pm, Tuesday through Saturday. Box office phone number: 413-528-0100

In the folklore of the Anishinaabe peoples of North America, the Prophecy of the Seventh Fire predicts that there will come a time when we must choose between two paths. One path will be green and lush. The other will be well worn but scorched, and walking it will cut our feet.

Winona LaDuke—activist, community economist, author, and member of the Ojibwe Nation of the Anishinaabe peoples—says that now is that time. During last year’s Standing Rock protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, LaDuke called for us to make the right choice. In a message to the Water Protectors she said, “We are not just fighting against something, but clearly and decidedly walking with open eyes and hearts down the path that is green.”

For more than twenty-five years Winona LaDuke has been a leading advocate and organizer for Native American groups working to recover their ancestral lands, natural resources, and cultures.

As a young Harvard graduate she moved to her family’s home on the White Earth Reservation in upper Minnesota, where she created a community land trust organization to re-gather traditional lands lost to private ownership. She stands as one of the most important spokespersons for a fair land reform that includes equity in buildings (not in land value) for those using the land. She described this work in her 1993 Schumacher Lecture “Voices From White Earth: Gaa-waabaabiganikaag.”

Center for the New Economics

Wendell Berry, Wes Jackson, and Mary Berry at the 36th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures


Schumacher Center for New Economics

Published on Dec 22, 2016

The 36th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures featured Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson in a conversation moderated by Mary Berry, Wendell’s daughter and the founding Executive Director of The Berry Center. The conversation took place on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, MA.

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This event was made possible by sponsorship from the following: Blue Hill Farm, The Christopher Reynolds Foundation, Only In My Dreams Events, DOEN Foundation in Amsterdam, Good Work Institute, Fire Roasted Catering, the David Brower Center in Berkeley, Available Potential Enterprises in Northampton, The Berry Center, Main Street Resources, the Tabard Inn in Washington D.C., Morgan Bulkeley, Plantin’ Seeds Farm Kitchen in Canaan CT, Orion Magazine, Ron and Marion Stein, and Robert and Roberta Silman.