From consumer society to maker society

Green (Living) Review

We must return from a consumer and consumption orientated society return to, or transition and develop, however one may wish to put it, into a maker society where, once again, people are prepared to make things and enjoy making things rather than just consuming things.

Today's throwaway and buy new society

Green (Living) Review

The Problem With Society Isn’t Greed

Green (Living) Review

greed societyGreed Is a Symptom of a Deep Need Going Unfulfilled A lot of people reacted to my comment on Facebook the other day that greed is more a symptom than a cause of our current system, with all its inequities. I’m asked, What is the cause of greed?

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THE POWER OF SIDE EFFECTS: TOWARDS A COLLABORATIVE SOCIETY

Green (Living) Review

Although less visible, they have the power to profoundly upset the current social order and are the key to what, at OuiShare, we call a collaborative society. It’s time to explore what this collaborative society we started talking about a few months ago is.

The Big Society

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The coalition government in Britain under the Cameron-Clegg leadership is talking about the “Big Society” all the time ever since they formed the government after the general election in 2010. I am not saying that the “Big Society” idea and concept is bad.

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis abstract deadline is Friday

Environmental Economics

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is an international group of practitioners, academics and others who are working to improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit-cost analysis. Conference and Meeting: March 15-16, 2018. Pre-conference Professional Development Workshops: March 14, 2018.

Ted Williams Back at National Audubon Society!

10,000 Birds

Now if we can just get the National Audubon Society to start putting some money where their mouth is on the feral / outdoor cat issue… UPDATE – To the cat crazies I have one thing to say. Now this is some seriously good news ! Or, in Ted’s words: I’ve just been informed by Audubon that I am benched for the next issue but will be permanently back in the game the following issue.

Re-thinking our ‘built to fail’ society

Green (Living) Review

In-built obsolescence may seem a forgivable quirk of the modern technology many of us love, but it has a force of its own, placing us on a wheel of consumer slavery.

Finding Truth in a Post-Truth Society.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society WAYLON: Today Only alternative views clickbait Fake news kellyanne conway sean spicer social media trump truth understanding the other side women's marchNow is the time to shift away from a place of ego, creating space in which whispers of truth can emerge.

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis 2017 Annual Conference

Environmental Economics

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is an international group of practitioners, academics and others who are working to improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit-cost analysis. The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is accepting abstracts and workshop proposals for participation in our 2017 annual conference on Improving the Theory and Practice of Benefit-Cost Analysis. Conference and Meeting: March 16-17, 2017.

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The Vegan Society Falls Further Down The Speciesist Rabbit Hole

Eccorazzi

This new group – the “All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vegetarianism and Veganism”or APPG – is a collaborative effort between the Vegan Society, the Vegetarian Society, and Vegetarian for Life. What a confusing message for the “Vegan” Society to be supporting.

2016 Annual Conference | Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis

Environmental Economics

Call for papers: The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is now accepting abstracts for participation in our 2016 annual conference on Improving the Theory and Practice of Benefit-Cost Analysis. We define BCA broadly, including cost-effectiveness analysis, risk-benefit analysis, applied welfare economics, damage assessment and other methods. Applications in any public policy area are encouraged.

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How Societies Self-Destruct Following Traumatic News.

Elephant Journal

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Seventh Annual Conference and Meeting | Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis

Environmental Economics

Thursday, March 19, 3:45 – 5:15 Session 4. Non-Market Recreational Welfare Effects of Changes in the Diversity and Abundance of Species. Chair: Trudy Ann Cameron, University of Oregon. Presentations: A Combined Revealed/Stated Preference Model for Projecting the Impact of Aquatic Nuisance Species on Recreational Angling in the Great Lakes, Upper Mississippi, and Ohio River Basins, Gregory L. Poe*, Cornell University; Richard C.

8 Powerful Conversations of the Conscious Society.

Elephant Journal

The true state of our global society is clear: humanity is suffering terribly.

Defying Society’s Standards of Grieving.

Elephant Journal

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Can Home Cooking Create Enlightened Society?

Elephant Journal

Allowing corporations to cook for us has not only made us fatter and sicker. The loss of home cooking and community meals, combined with other factors, has.

National Audubon Society Caves to the Cat Crazies

10,000 Birds

In a sad, stupid, and short-sighted move, the National Audubon Society has decided to suspend their contract with Ted Williams and remove him from his position of “Editor-at-Large” on the masthead. The column was clearly labeled as expressing the views of Ted Williams and not those of the National Audubon Society. (It

National Audubon Society 11th Annual Women In Conservation Luncheon

The Green Samaritan

On Tuesday at the Plaza Hotel in New York, The National Audubon Society celebrated its 11th annual Women in Conservation Luncheon by presenting the 2014 Rachel Carson Award to yet another three. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Why the Language of #MeToo & #TimesUp has to Change, or Society (and our boys) Won’t.

Elephant Journal

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Bulldoze Society’s Limiting Walls with this Well-Known Practice.

Elephant Journal

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I Can’t Believe this is how Society wants me to Spend my Time.

Elephant Journal

As I sit crying over my failed math sheet, I wonder why does it surprise us that we have such a screwed up society when all the adults leading us seem to be emotionally damaged in some way? Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood acceptance consumerism emotionally damaged high school material wealth millenials mother nature out in nature right livelihood teenager waking up

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5 ways to Gain back some Control in a Capitalist Society.

Elephant Journal

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Biking Could Change the Very Fabric of American Society

Greentumble

The United States lags behind most other. developed countries when it comes to adopting alternative forms of transportation.

Society’s Hatred of Femininity is Bullsh*t.

Elephant Journal

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Humane Society Serves Pork to Save Dogs…WTF?!

Eccorazzi

The Sandusky Register is pleased to invite Sandusky County residents to come out to ‘Pork for Paws,’ a collaborative fundraiser between the Humane Society of Sandusky County and a restaurant called Jimmy G’s Barbecue. On April 20th, a donation to help Humane Society rescue animals will also get you a plate full of dead ones. This isn’t an episode of the twilight zone, but it sort of reads like one.

Our society has lost sight of what is truly important in life

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Our society has indeed lost sight of what is truly important in life and it is high time to find it again. Schools, teachers, and others also fail kids and society in that they do not teach them how to think but what to think. Everything is being geared to making lots of money and then still more, often at the detriment of others in society. children crafts life lifeskills society

Prime Minister launched the “Big Society”

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday, July 19, 2010, gave more detail on his vision for the Coalition Government’s Big Society agenda by outlining plans for a new Big Society Bank, and announcing the country’s first big society communities in Sutton, Windsor and Maidenhead, Eden Valley in Cumbria and Liverpool. Tags: Big Society

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Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The.

10,000 Birds

home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / competitions / Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil By Corey • March 3, 2011 • 7 comments Tweet Share Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is that time again!

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A Type of Rape Nobody Talks About & What it Says About Our Society. {Adult}

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights Health & Wellness adult female rapists male rape men who were raped misandry nobody talks about our society raping men sexual violence type of rapeI've often had to explain the difference between misandry—the hatred of males—and feminism, and the reality that.

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Disputed Election at Madison Audubon Society Ends up in Court

10,000 Birds

Just to run a local Audubon Society… Hat-tip to Shaz. Asides

How to Stop Society from Ruling your Life.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood advice ageism be yourself body positivity body shame censorship child drag queen drag queen fat-shaming funky hair homophobia inspiration LGBT+ children LGBTQ personal relationships sexism systemic sexism true to yourself truth writing you be youYou know you, and at the end of the day, you are the only person who has to be satisfied with your life.

Let us build a new society

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We need a new kind of society; a society where people matter and also Mother Earth. But, this new kind of society must be a society that is based on voluntarity and not on government degree. For both the sake of the Planet and of the people we need a new society, one that is less exploitative, one where people and Mother Nature are being considered first and foremost.

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These offensive Vintage ads Prove that Society is Evolving. {Adult}

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Review: Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil – The.

10,000 Birds

And it looks even better in my hands while I dream about a visit to regions of Brazil I had scarcely heard of before being provided with a review copy of the first volume of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil.* • Explore These Related Posts The Future of Birding Field Guides is Digital Most Wanted Birds in Brazil Winner of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil Giveaway Fun, Fun, Fun Crossley ID Guide Giveaway Review of The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds.Or

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Yearning For An Enlightened Society. {Poetry}

Elephant Journal

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£5 Note Nonsense & The Vegan Society

Eccorazzi

The Vegan Society – or as I like to call them, the You Don’t Have To Be Vegan Society – had this to say in response: “While it is unfortunate that the new £10 note will contain tallow, The Vegan Society is pleased that the Bank of England has been transparent in their response to this important issue, and has taken the beliefs of the public into consideration. “We

Click Here to Unsubscribe from Society’s Expectations & Upgrade your Life.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality authenticity be unique be yourself breaking the rules expectations expression freedom freedom of expression growing up love yourself rebellion self-acceptance society's expectations subscription true to yourself truth unspoken rules upgrade your lifePut it next to your bed, on your altar, or somewhere you can see it. This reminder can be a daily practice for.

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Whatever happened to Localism and the Big Society?

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Much has been made in the days when the Con-Dem coalition took power of localism and of the Big Society but both are very much falling by the wayside. The charities – in fact all charities – that would have been the cornerstones, foundation and operators of the Big Society have their funding slashed and the people of the UK, who are feeling the pinch of the economic crisis and the austerity measures also have no means of giving to those charities.

Liverpool pulls out of Big Society drive

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The leader of Liverpool City Council recently has written to Prime Minister David Cameron informing him that the authority is pulling out of the Government's Big Society plans. The letter concludes: “How can the City Council support the Big Society and its aim to help communities do more for themselves when we will have to cut the lifeline to hundreds of these vital and worthwhile groups? “I Readers will know my take on the “Big Society” issue anyway.