This is Hong Kong. Markets invented from fishing villages and let to roam free, built up and pushed together into the most vertical city on earth. Imagine walking for a day in that city, the same footprint as Manhattan but with half again as many people, everything new but the things that ought not to be, everything in … Continue reading Hong Kong, 2015
This is a message to everyone who’s followed me so far. I’m currently about 2 months from the end of a year of teaching in Hunan Province in China—and two months away from the wide open road. This summer, I’ll bike more than 2,500 km across China in the first phase of the project that … Continue reading T-minus 2 Months: My Climate Story, A Sketch of My Message
Going further, is economic growth in the context of pure, unregulated capitalism even a path to prosperity? Sure, it has made some countries prosperous. But it hasn’t been a neutral force in the areas outside its bubbles of prosperity. Progress has been build on the backs and the graves of the poorest and darkest of … Continue reading Post-Growth: Is Economic Growth the Only Way to Prosperity?