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Challenging assumptions about progress in the face of emergency management

This is the final column in our series discussing the Environmental Justice Principles drafted and adopted by delegates to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit held Oct. 24-27, 1991. EJ principle 17 requires that we, as individuals, make personal and consumer choices to consume as little of Mother Earth’s resources and to produce as little waste as possible; and make the consci ...

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A new mode of digital production

In his Feb. 12 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama referred, almost in passing, to the potential in 3D printing to revolutionize the way we make almost everything. The following week, on Feb. 21, the Home section of the New York Times featured a fascinating article, “A Factory on your Kitchen Counter.” ...

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