By dwelling on the possibility of a dystopian environmental future, we run the risk of making the prediction self-fulfilling. We need more inspirational visions – but which are realistic and believable. Elena Bennett, Assistant Professor in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences at McGill, is collecting examples of “bright spots” from around the world in a bid to change people’s meta-narratives about the direction of the world.
Keep Empire Files independent and ad-free: https://www.patreon.com/empirefiles Jordan Peterson, a staunch defender of the status quo, is known for propagating the fear of “Cultural Marxism.” After a disappointing debate on Marxism with Slavoj Žižek, Abby […]
Liz Powers has worked with individuals who are homeless and disabled for the last decade. She is the co-founder and Chief Happiness Spreader at ArtLifting, a business that empowers artists who are homeless and disabled. […]