Narnia and C.S. Lewis are perennial topics of study among Christian audiences in the English-speaking world. But, despite the sweetness and innocence of the heroic story, there is something deeply unsettling about the way Lewis crafts Calormen.
There’s a new article by David Brooks that’s ruffling feathers. It’s a quick read, but I’ll summarize it. tl;dr: “The _real_ reason for social inequality isn’t inequality in education, it’s … Continue reading
At the end of a lively question and answer exchange, a college-aged member of the crowd raised his hand and asked me the hardest question I’ve even gotten about my … Continue reading
Are you curious about renewable energy, climate change, and sustainable development? Here is a chance to hear about the upcoming renegotiation of the Itaipú Dam treaty–one of the most important … Continue reading
In 2023, the treaty that governs the world’s largest dam will expire. Our team will develop strategies to steer sustainable development in Paraguay and Brazil, which share the dam, as … Continue reading
I wanted to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux… the wise counsel I received was “Watch. Listen. Respect.” The first sight is of rolling hills covered with tipis, … Continue reading
In Print: “The Nature of Sovereignty in the Anthropocene: Lessons of Struggle, Otherness, & Economics from Paraguay.”
Just published in Current Anthropology: my latest article on energy sovereignty and environmental conflict. Here’s the punchline: to really understand what’s going on today in terms of natural resource conflicts, … Continue reading