We are not all in this together

We love to say that we are all in this together. But who exactly is included in this declaration of togetherness? We are living in a period that is anything but a common, universalizing, and unifying moment. Should we change the way we speak of solidarity?

We are the enviroment

[This is part two of a series reevaluating some propositions that I perceived as crucial and important in my early thirties.] Proposition: I can­not save the envi­ron­ment; I am the envi­ron­ment. I wrote the above back in 2010, directly influenced by this TED talk by John Francis: I had studied environment at this formal level, …