The mighty, juicy, cheeseburger meets the lowly leafy green… or is it the other way around? Having a curiosity about the energy required to produce different foods, Vero Alanis and I put the Cheeseburger to the energy-efficiency test, pitting it against the cabbage.
We are born to the world as a part of nature — well, except for test tube babies — and will also leave the world as a part of nature — okay, plus maybe some formaldehyde, antibiotics and whatnot. It’s just this whole ‘living’ part between being born and death where we seem to have things a little screwed up.
Sociecity’s Carla Vitantonio reflects on the plights of Italian revolutionaries whose stories are not unlike those who have come before them, and who are acting during the present day in concert with those in nations around the world.
Industrialized nations know very well that their lifestyle is both a social and ecological impossibility for a majority of the world, so for them it’s either war, exploitation, or…
At one point in American history, most cities had extensive privately owned and operated streetcar systems. Where did they go, and is there still a need or hope for re-building transit oriented developments in a smart, forward-thinking way?
Today’s eco branding is no longer here to better the world, but to exploit consumer demand, making us feel rewarded for consuming. So, how does the marketplace get away with ruining the world, and yet claiming credit for fixing it at the same time?
To ‘let it be.’ What does it mean in terms of modern American politics, social, and business policy, and are those who believe that pure merit and creativity will always prevail are utopian dreamers?
After being thrown into bankruptcy, the city of Adelaide, Australia is cutting bureaucratic red tape, and making quick, bold moves to help its citizens initiate arts and culture ventures on a tight budget.
Seoul really is the most technologically advanced city, and as columnist Carla Vitantonio notes, the new cyborgs have already been born. Join Carla as she explores life and gender issues through the eyes of an Italian woman in South Korea.