Environmental justice is not a new idea but it is one gaining ground in mainstream media and consciousness. Environmental justice refers to a number of connected ideas. Access and ownership of natural resources. Equitable burden sharing from environmental damage. Writing from an Irish prospective it’s impossible to ignore the influence the Irish Water campaign has
Originally posted on A Bog's Life:
To forage: verb (of a person or animal) to search widely for food or provisions. From old French fourrager (verb) from feurre ‘straw’ or fodder (Oxford English Dictionary) Foraging and gathering wild food is an inherent part of our genetic make-up and was “humanity’s first and most successful adaptation, occupying at least 90…
A lot of people discuss and focus on individual action in reaction to political or social problems rather than wider changes. I mentioned this in my Marxism and Mental Health video. Most of the time this is to distract people’s attention from a lack of action on the part of those with the most power.