Listings by Bioneers
“I am betting that in between my children's adult lives and my own, an environmental human rights movement will arise – one whose seeds have alr...View»
“Bell Bajao – it’s a simple concept: It’s a campaign that calls on men and boys to take a stand against domestic violence. It’s a ...View»
“The long-term crippling effect of violence against women is that women have stopped being full selves, fully alive, fully creative, imaginative, producti...View»
“Women are learning, despite years of cultural conditioning, that what we already are and what we know is enough. Despite all the critical messages in our...View»
“When I tap really deeply into my own voice, this is what I have to say: It is absolutely urgent. The task for us now at the time when there’s no na...View»
“I call my work peace, compassionate living, social sculpture. It’s for the people, with the people, by the people and, at the end, belongs to the p...View»
“Don't let people, therapists or well-meaning friends try to explain away your pain in terms of your personal biography. It is a measure of your human...View»
“There are three things about our current systems of production and consumption that are not working. We’re trashing the planet, we’re trashin...View»
“When you start out as a 15 year-old pregnant teen in West Texas in the 1950s, that’s not exactly a position of power…. In the course of my 4...View»
“I was alienated from myself, alienated from my community, and alienated from the world. And what’s the price of alienation? It is the lack of democ...View»
“We are learning that the chemicals around us are in us, that small doses once thought safe can do us harm.... Linear structures of thought and organizati...View»
A New Word.
Founder Kenny Ausubel coined the term Bioneers in 1990 to describe an emerging culture. Bioneers are social and scientific innovators from all walks of life and disciplines who have peered deep into the heart of living systems to understand how nature operates, and to mimic "nature's operating instructions" to serve human ends without harming the web of life. Nature's principles—kinship, cooperation, diversity, symbiosis and cycles of continuous creation absent of waste—can also serve as metaphoric guideposts for organizing an equitable, compassionate and democratic society.