We should be in agony today—people are dying because they want to live in a democracy, want to determine their own affairs. But that agony should, and can, produce real change.
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SXSW Eco: Encounters with Visionaries & Techno-Fetishists
AUSTIN, Texas—This week, at SXSW Eco, a prominent conference bringing together sustainable business leaders, planners, and others, there are innumerable sessions devoted to startup businesses, socially conscious consumption, “bio-based economies,” genetic engineering, and synthetic materials. It is, by and large, a tech conference targeting industry- and city-scale innovations intended to […]
How to Stand with Standing Rock (Armchair Edition)
I’m just back from Big Bend where about 200 marched on the Trans-Pecos Pipeline outside Alpine, Texas, on Friday. Two days after that, a smaller group of us showed up at Kelcy Warren’s multi-million-dollar Lajitas Resort on the Rio Grande to carry that message a little further. But by Monday, […]