Plasticholics

'Instead of controlling the environment for the benefit of the population, perhaps it is time we control the population for the survival of the environment' Sir David Attenborough Plasticholic (2017, from plastic (n.) from Latin plasticus, from Greek plastikos ‘able to be molded’ + -holic ‘word-forming element abstracted from alcoholic’) is a term that refers to … Continue reading Plasticholics

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Permaculture at La Choza Chula and How a Garden can Save the World.

 ‘The solutions to the economic crisis and finding livelihoods are also the solutions to the crisis of the climate and also the solutions to poverty and unemployment. Start a revolution, start a garden. Agriculture and food is an area where everyone can begin today. That is why the garden is so important, it teaches us … Continue reading Permaculture at La Choza Chula and How a Garden can Save the World.

We need to talk about Fracking (and other dirty business).

‘Salvador de Garmendia, the novelist who reinvented the prefabricated hell of this whole conquest culture, the oil culture, wrote me in a letter in the middle of '69, ”Have you seen a seesaw, the device that eats crude oil? It has the shape of a black bird whose pointed head rises and falls heavily, day … Continue reading We need to talk about Fracking (and other dirty business).