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Author Archives: Kaitlin Butler

  1. Articles by Kaitlin Butler:
  2. The Heartland: Environmental threat or promise?

    Networker Volume 22 (2), March, 2017 Dear Reader   The Heartland and all the bordering rural areas are often described as “fly-over” country, places that barely merit a glance out the airplane window. And yet these vast lands are emerging as the center of both great environmental hazards and great environmental promise. For instance, crude…Read More →

  3. The Measure of Meat: Efficiency or Ecology?

    The Measure of Meat: Efficiency or Ecology? Ted Schettler March, 2017   Meat consumption in countries around the world varies more than 30-fold, with the US near the top. Our appetite for meat, estimated to be on average 137-250 pounds per person annually, far exceeds nutritional recommendations. [1] [2] [3] Meanwhile many people in other…Read More →

  4. January 2017 Networker: Hope and Politics

    Networker, Volume 22 (1) January, 2017   Hope is not a lottery ticket you can sit on the sofa and clutch, feeling lucky. It is an axe you break down doors with in an emergency. Hope should shove you out the door, because it will take everything you have to steer the future away from…Read More →

  5. Announcing the 2017 Women’s Congress Nov 3-5, Minneapolis MN

    The Women’s Congress for Future Generations took place on November 3-5, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN. This year’s themes were: Climate, Health and Justice. We had another opportunity to convene and grow in our connectedness and in our commitment to future generations. We gathered around the Sacred Circle and deepened our commitment to Mother Earth. We…Read More →

  6. We were made for these times

    Dear Friend and Ally, Two weeks ago we sent you some of the regional work we have been doing in 2016 and some of the hard work ahead. We are resolved. We need your support to assist grassroots groups to block harmful projects like public land oil and gas leasing in Utah or pipelines across the…Read More →