My Facebook Transition

My Facebook Transition

My father recently asked me, “Russell, what happened to your old blog?  I sure miss it”.  My Dad’s not exactly a social media consultant, but his comment struck me deep.  I realized he had a point.  My Facebook posts were nothing like my blog of...
Touching the Industrial Cosmos

Touching the Industrial Cosmos

“This evening, working the line in the recycling factory, the sheer grey, mind-numbing monotony propelled me into a dark metaphysical moment that will haunt me for the rest of my life.” Note: I recently discovered on my hard drive some photos and a movie...
Recycling:  The Evil Illusion

Recycling: The Evil Illusion

Over the last five years, I’ve been working on the front lines of the struggle with plastic.  I’ve been visiting dump sites and recycling centers around the world to discover for myself what really happens to plastic. In 2015, I took a job at a recycling facility...
The Problem is the Solution

The Problem is the Solution

I live in one of the poorest parts of the world.  It is beset by the “problems” of poverty, overpopulation, corporate exploitation and pollution.  The circumstances here are the same for the majority of people on the planet– be they in Africa, South...