Our Commons Future Is Already Here – A stirring call to unite the environmental and global justice movement from Maude Barlow
Published on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 by On the Commons
Maude Barlow gave this stirring plenary speech, full of hope even in the face of ecological disasters, to the Environmental Grantmakers Association annual retreat in Pacific Grove, California. Barlow, a former UN Senior Water Advisor, is National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and founder of the Blue Planet Project.
“Every now and then in history, the human race takes a collective step forward in its evolution. Such a time is upon us now.”