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Resilience: Living beyond Fear with the Coronavirus

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This was first published on Michael's blog, Angle of Vision. The first thing to overcome with the coronavirus is fear. The virus is certainly dangerous. The likelihood is we will need to learn to live with it. A “new normal” will emerge…
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Fires and Blackouts Are the New Normal. Are We Ready?

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by Stanley Wu, Coordinator, the Resilience Project, Commonweal When Pacific Gas and Energy (PGE) was determined to be responsible for the devastating Camp fire that killed at least 86 people and resulted in tens of billions in damage, they…
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The Long View

In this article originally published by Ecosophia, John Michael Greer writes: What will happen is that the annual cost of weather-related disasters will move raggedly upward with each passing year, as it’s been doing for decades, loading…
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Resilience, the Global Challenge, and the Human Predicament

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by Michael Lerner We face a perfect storm of environmental, social, technological, economic, geopolitical and other global stressors. These global stressors interact in unpredictable ways. The pace of future shocks is increasing. The prospect…
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The Change

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For The Children The rising hills, the slopes, of statistics lie before us. The steep climb of everything, going up, up, as we all go down. In the next century or the one beyond that, they say, are valley, pastures, we can meet…

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