On September 27, Aravinda Ananda, Belinda Griswold, Kurt Kuhwald and Joseph Rotella hosted a Zoom video conference sharing some of their experiences with integrating power, privilege and oppression work more deeply into their Work That Reconnects facilitation.
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On August 15, the Work That Reconnects Network hosted an online video conference with existing and potential regional hub or ongoing group leaders.
On October 11, 2016, five brave climate activists, determined to act commensurately with the truth of unfolding climate cataclysm, closed safety valves on the 5 pipelines carrying tar sands crude oil into the United States. This is their story.
The documentary The Work That Reconnects, by Pat van Boeckel and Karin van der Molen, is now available in an English version on Vimeo. How to survive in these gloomy times? Watch and listen to Joanna Macy, and meet artists and activists inspired by her Work That Reconnects (with among others Chris Jordan, Barbara Ford, Jade Begay, Anne… Read more
THE WISDOM TO SURVIVE accepts the consensus of scientists that climate change has already arrived, and asks, what is keeping us from action? The film explores how unlimited growth and greed are destroying the life support system of the planet, the social fabric of society, and the lives of billions of people. Will we have… Read more
a short film by Chris Jordan https://vimeo.com/midway/midwayfilm MIDWAY, a Message from the Gyre is a short film. It is a powerful visual journey into the heart of an astonishingly symbolic environmental tragedy. On one of the remotest islands on our planet, tens of thousands of baby albatrosses lie dead on the ground, their bodies filled… Read more
Joanna Macy talks about the impact of nuclear weapons and energy technologies on our psyches, civilization and DNA, and about our obligation to manage radioactive pollution and waste responsibly on behalf of all future generations. This video is an excerpt from the EON series highlighting the work of Maggie and Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Energy Education on… Read more
Non-stop war-making, climate chaos, lost harvests, poisoned seas and bodies, refugees in the millions pouring over borders while millions of Americans are locked in prison… How do we relate to such immensities of suffering? How can we dare to see the pain when we don’t know how to stop it? The helplessness of the bystander… Read more
The following poem “Dear Matafele Peinem” was written and performed by Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, a 26-year-old native of the Marshall Islands. After her recitation in front of 120 heads of state, her daughter and husband joined her on stage, to a standing ovation. The epistolary poem received a standing ovation at the United Nations Climate Summit. source: http://www.truthdig.com