Welcome to the Anthropocene

(Pictured above: An Orangutan desperately charges at a bulldozer in a last-ditch effort to protect the final remnants of his forest home in Borneo) There is no longer serious debate around the fact we have since left the Holocene and entered a new and wholly unpredictable era: the era of humans as a geological force… Continue reading Welcome to the Anthropocene

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The Ideal World of a Sanders-Stein Coalition

We live in a world wherein a mere 62 people own as much wealth as half of humanity. Of this exclusive bunch, the 10 richest billionaires (the fact that billionaires exist at all should itself be a cause for concern) possess $505 billion in combined wealth, a quantity which exceeds the total sum of the goods and… Continue reading The Ideal World of a Sanders-Stein Coalition

Delicious Vegan Recipes from Around the Web

Before switching to a veggie diet, I used to think that I could never give up chicken and seafood. But then I realised that well balanced vegetarian and vegan diets on average are rich in fibre and antioxidants while low in harmful fats and cholesterol, are associated with a number of health benefits including a lower BMI, lower… Continue reading Delicious Vegan Recipes from Around the Web