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BP oil catastrophe

  1. Taking back the Commons: BP and the Ocean


    By Carolyn Raffensperger “But a renaissance, a rebirth occurs not just because there is a rising of images and archetypal symbols. A renaissance happens because the soul is breached, the psyche unlocked, and a flood of new questions are released as to who we are and what we contain.” Jean Houston “Only a crisis –…Read More →

  2. Restorative Justice and the BP Catastrophe


    By Carolyn Raffensperger The BP disaster demands justice.  People are looking for asses to kick, ways to make BP–or the government—pay for their failures.  Some have argued that we are all to blame because we use fossil fuels. Others argue that the oil industry is solely liable because they were negligent, under-prepared and greedy. These…Read More →