Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy PhD. is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. A respected voice in the movements for peace, justice, and ecology, she interweaves her scholarship with five decades of activism. Bioneers is proud to honor Joanna with a Bioneers Lifetime Achievement Award next month during the National Bioneers Conference in San… Read more
About the artist Diane Szymaszek I am a retired high school art teacher, retiring in 2011. I loved my job working with young people and did so for thirty-seven years but was ready for something new. I have known of Joanna Macy through a small woman’s group I attended in the past. After retiring I had… Read more
Buddha Touched the Earth is the title of a new workshop facilitated by William James, Lisa Siegel and I that was first held at North Farm near Bellingen in northern New South Wales, Australia Feb 7-10 2012.
Once upon a time the earth will be new again, scars healed, roads narrowed, all life flourishing, clear-cuts lush with old growth sustainably harvested, rivers pure to drink from, the birds come back, flashing and speckled fish thronging the seas, the minefields will be cleared, the radioactivity gone, no more stabbings or beatings or wrongful… Read more
By Molly Young Brown Well, it’s happening, isn’t it? The Great Unraveling and the Great Turning both unfolding right now in our communities and around the world. So much is happening that it’s hard to keep up with it all, much less cope with the feelings of fear, anger, and despair. In the Work That… Read more