Hope in disturbing times

Hope – is there any? We face multiple crises affecting every part of humanity and the earth – so what meaning can hope have in practice?

two figures, image - Artist: Daniel Balanescu

Five queries in search of hope

For you, your family/friends, your community, your society, or your cause…

What makes hopeful people hopeful?

This series of eight blog posts explores six ‘core conditions’ of well-grounded hopefulness, or conscious hope. Please share – thank you!

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Hope and the ecological crisis (2): Piece work

Reading time: 9 min. I ask the internet to show me ‘English countryside’ and up pops the usual: long vistas over fields of green and gold; trees coddled in dawn mist; gentle hills at sunset. Here is England as the…

Hope and the ecological crisis (1): Making home

Reading time: 11 min. Hello again, and welcome to the first post in what might become a short series on the theme.

The weight of the white body

Reading time: 7 min. The weight of a white cop’s body, all of it, bearing down on a black person’s neck, held there for eight minutes, all year, for decades, centuries, since the first black slave was sold into American…

Hope and the ecological crisis (2): Piece work

Reading time: 9 min. I ask the internet to show me ‘English countryside’ and up pops the usual: long vistas over fields of green and gold; trees coddled in dawn mist; gentle hills at sunset. Here is England as the…

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Hope and the ecological crisis (1): Making home

Reading time: 11 min. Hello again, and welcome to the first post in what might become a short series on the theme.

Learn More