Tag: end times

Katherine Rowland: City of Light, Laboratory for the Future

December 2012

Inside the community of Damanhur, where devotees safeguard connections to the stars, study alchemy, and prepare to rebuild human civilization.

Stories by Students: This Is How the World Ends

December 2012

Flash Fiction: But I have had the feeling for awhile that the end of the world isn’t necessarily a large tidal wave that will wipe out the entirety of the United States, or a huge volcanic eruption, but that the end of the world could be any day for anyone.

Bill McKibben: Planetary Emergency

December 2012

One of the world’s leading climate activists on the science of dangerous weather, the imperative to organize, and how to get out of bed in the morning on a planet in peril.

Anne McClintock: Too Big to See with the Naked Eye

December 2012

Aerial photos from Greenland take climate change out of the realm of abstraction.

Nathaniel Flagg: Apocalypse Illustrated

December 2012

A cartoon history of End Times that weren’t.

Caleb Daniloff: Russia, Cradle of My Dead Worlds

December 2012

Russia doesn’t get extinguished. No, Russia is the one that extinguishes. Russia is the prophecy. It had certainly ended my world, several times over.

Christine Lee Zilka: Maps

December 2012

Flash Fiction: “Look for the swollen ones,” his mother said. “They said he drowned.”

Meaghan Winter: Extinction is the Rule

December 2012

Sure, forced abortions are oppressive, but so is not being able to breathe.

Joel Kovel and Quincy Saul: Apocalypse and Revelation Are the Same Word

December 2012

The founders of Ecosocialist Horizons discuss climate change, the collapse of capitalism, and building a new world in the shell of the old.

Jen Vafidis: Jane Jacobs Looks into the Gloom

December 2012

In her last book, one of the country’s great thinkers lost her edge. Why the decline evidenced in Dark Age Ahead is about more than just Jacobs’s age.

Julia Fierro: Inventory

December 2012

Flash Fiction: And despite her outward nonchalance, after Wyatt was born, when all she had at stake multiplied exponentially, she had come to see that terrible things – the witches and boogey men and homicidal maniacs of her anxiety-damp childhood – could, and did, happen during the day.

Anna Harrah: Once and Future Bling

December 2012

(re:)FORM Art founder Anna Harrah talks with us about collaboration, apocalypse, and self-fulfilling prophesies.

Lauren K. Alleyne: The Way The Body Goes

December 2012

Flash Fiction: Sweet body, forgive me. I bore you so many petty hatreds—Ugly, I said. Dirty and weak. And yet, here is death, making such brief beauty of you.

Erika Anderson: Apocalist

December 2012

From snowpocalypse to foie-mageddon, what’s behind our new obsession with end-times word endings?”

Rachel Riederer: It’s Not the End of the World

December 2012

This week, Guernica Daily explores the idea of End Times.