Dirty Economy, Clean Environment?

Speech for ATUC May Day Rally, 5 May 2018. Why environmental justice and social justice are two sides of the same coin.

Collective Action

Speech for CND Diversification event. Understanding power, individual choices and collective action. Also: capitalism and fox poo.

Unconventional Solutions

The Centre for Human Ecology is feeling the financial crunch that’s squeezing all of higher education. Its response is to call upon its most valuable resource: its graduates. Column on the Education page of the Scotsman.

Useful for Whom?

Universities pursuing the advancement of society — or the advancement of business interests? Column on the Education page of the Scotsman.

Learning to Lose Hope at the Futuredome

An exhbit teaches children that their actions have consequences…. Does it also disempower them?

Making Miracles

The story of Hanukkah in modern times.

Losing Our Place: Consumer Identity and Disconnection From the Local

Exploring the links between corporate globalization, local identities, and our insatiable need to consume (final essay for my Ecopsychology module).

The Personal is not Necessarily Global

Review of The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight by Thom Hartmann, exploring the interplay between personal and global transformation (essay for my Self & Society module).

Making Sense of “Operation Iraqi Freedom”

Looking at the economic reasons behind the Iraq war from a multipartisan perspective (final essay for my New Economics module).