The Problem with Subsistence Living

A view of Bethel, Alaska

There are many of us who would like nothing more than to live a subsistence lifestyle. We would like to be able to live light on the land, in partnership with the Earth and the other creatures we share Her with. Unfortunately, there is a deep and unavoidable problem with that lifestyle, and we can’t reconcile the life we want with the life we find that we must live.

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The Burning Heart of the Forest

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The Burning Heart of the Forest will never die out: a photo essay [Read more...]

Ferguson is a Forest

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What if you weren’t allowed in a forest? How Private Property and Spirits of Place apply to Ferguson, Missouri [Read more...]

De-Colonizing Ourselves So We Can Help Others

A white woman flies over the American West, white settlers following her, Native Americans fleeing in front.

It’s time for us to stop thinking that improving the lives of others means making them live more like us. It’s time to start asking what technologies people in “less developed countries” can teach us about. [Read more...]

A Call To War

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The same thing that disenchants the world is killing the earth. This is a call to war. [Read more...]

Disenchantment, Enclosure, And ‘The Burning Times’

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Capitalism is responsible for our ancestral trauma, our alienation from the land, and the greatest targeted killing of women ever known in Europe. [Read more...]

A Choice of Worldings

"King Ludd"

Land Spirits who protest factory conditions and a spear-wielding, “strong-armed” mystical king leading the smashing of looms–worlding the gods and spirits into our lives comes down to a simple choice. [Read more...]


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