Category: Economy

Trader Joe’s is dropping 1 million pounds of single-use plastic from stores

The pollution of our earth is all of a piece. What happens in our skies and in our ground, deep under water and to our soil feeds the dangerous deterioration of our planet’s habitability for humans. This is one effort, while still a drop in the bucket, by a company that has shown itself to be more community- and worker-friendly than many have been so far.

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THE LOCALIST REVOLUTION

Change in a localist world often looks like a renewal of old forms, which were often more intimate and personalistic than the technocratic structures of the past 50 years. Localism stands for the idea that there is no one set of solutions to diverse national problems. Instead, it brings conservatives and liberals together around the thought that people are happiest when their lives are enmeshed in caring face-to-face relationships, building their communities together.

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