We Do Live In Interesting Times!

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[‘The times they are a’changin’ – These well-worn words of our folk hero muse have taken on brand new meanings today.   The troubling changes are mounting ecologically, politically, economically and socially for the entire globe.  Perhaps only the tribal remnants, quietly occupying traditional locales at the forest’s edge or river inlet in remote spots of the planet will survive.  Certainly, with global climate change many species and human communities will perish; never to be heard from again.  There are diverse voices we hear from that describe in detail elements of these changes, this series of collapses.  Our own Marlena Petrov has summarily given us a snapshot of the spectacle as seen through her very unique lens. – kC]

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About kulturcritic

With a doctorate in religious studies from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree from the University of Chicago, Sandy had a ten-year academic career, with appointments at University of Virginia and the Colorado School of Mines. He spent the next twenty years in executive ranks at several of America’s largest international firms, including Computer Sciences Corporation, Ernst & Young, and General Electric. He has traveled extensively throughout Europe and North America, as well as parts of Eurasia and Africa. For the past five years Sandy has been living in Western Siberia with his wife and young child, teaching at the Pedagogical University and the Altai Institute for Law and Economics in Barnaul, Russia. Published works include VERONIKA: The Siberian's Tale (a novel), (Islands Press 2011) Apocalypse Of The Barbarians: Inquisitions On Empire (Islands Press, 2010), The Recovery of Ecstasy: Notebooks From Siberia (Booksurge, 2009), Recollective Resolve: A Phenomenological Understanding of Time and Myth (Mercer University Press, 1987), Ethical Decisionmaking Styles (Addison-Wesley Press, 1986), and Gandhi in the Postmodern Age: Issues in War and Peace (CSM Press,1984).
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