COP27 started yesterday in Egypt. Ahead of the conference, Egypt has been arresting activists, set up checkpoints where police randomly stop people to check their phones and social media accounts, created a complicated process for registering for the Green Zone, and are increasing surveillance by, among other things, installing video
My last update on my 2021 “evolutions” was was in April, so it’s time for another update. My 2021 evolutions came about in January when I decided that Evolutions were better than Resolutions because resolutions imply product, imply ending, and evolutions are an ongoing process that recognizes setbacks and changes.
Apprenticeship of the hands. Isn’t that a lovely phrase? It comes from a moving article, Literacy of the Fingers by Beth Tilston published in Dark Mountain. Tilston is making sourdough bread, a new skill for her, and one she was astonished to discover she was bad at. How hard could
One of the things that has become obvious in this pandemic time is that when it comes to the neoliberal globalization project, we have been sold a bill of goods. A deregulated extractive capitalist economy run by a few enormously rich corporations in the name of cheap goods, efficiency, and