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Two New Radio Interviews. . .

Just posted podcasts, hour-long, lively, thought-provoking, great host-interviewers: Maryanne Live!, 53 syndications around the world, a wide-ranging, thoughtful and inspirational health, spirituality, and relationship program: https://www.maryannelive.com/radio-shows/maryannelive/873-ellen-laconte-life-rules.html And Patrick Timpone, OneRadioNetwork, national podcast broadcast out of hill country Texas: http://oneradionetwork.com/environment/ellen-la-conte-living-within-our-natural-systems-january-22-2013/   .      

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Scarcity

In Life Rules and recent posts, interviews and articles I have attempted to make inarguable the realization that as the planet’s dominant species, living, producing and consuming under the influence of a perpetual-growth economy, we are testing Life’s patience and Earth’s capacity to provide simultaneously for us and other living things. Life does indeed rule. […]

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Imagine a New World for the New Year

from Life Rules, posted on Nanda Jurela’s beautiful, healing website. Scroll down her FB page, but only after you’ve taken in the heartlifting images. “Imagine schools and universities in which students raise their own food, process their own trash and waste, and are trained to compete in resource-watch and restoration and eco-design teams. Imagine empty […]

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How to Be A Person

by Robert Jensen, a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin and board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center [This is an edited version of a sermon delivered July 17, 2011, at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Austin,TX] Our pastor here at St. Andrew’s, Jim Rigby, often talks about the role […]

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Edge Wise

Becoming Legion: Are the Occupations a Brief Preoccupation or the Sign of a World-Altering Transformation? We may be witnessing the next stage in the evolution of revolutions, one that could bring Life-honoring, Lifelike democratic powers, freedoms and relationships to peoples around the world. The Occupy movement could lead to a globalization of grassroots democracy values […]

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Funny Money: the Evolution of Credit

A revised excerpt from Life Rules. It should not be lost on us that, particularly since the dropping of the gold standard in 1971, money in all its guises has supported the global economy’s overreach. It has allowed us to believe that our human economy is and actually can be the largest economy on Earth […]

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