Bruce’s weblog

Call Me, Ishmael!

Human Nature Odyssey: a new podcast about humanity, civilization, and the fate of the world


One liter of bottled water found to contain 240,000 plastic fragments

How We End Consumerism Our Changing Climate

‘Til Sustainability Do You Part: Arranging a Marriage Between Degrowth and the Circular Economy

Post-growth, degrowth, the doughnut and circular economy: a short guide

Degrowth 101: Everything You Need to Know

“The tipping point for combustion engines was last year” - BMW CFO

Degrowth: A New Economic Hope

Cracking the case of the walking whale: an evolutionary whodunit CBC- The Nature of Things 🤯

What if You Did Not Buy a Single New Thing This Month or Even Year? Katie Jgln - The Noösphere

2023 was the hottest year on record — by a long shot CBC

How to quit capitalism

Top 5 documentaries/docu-series I watched in 2023

  1. Coextinction

  2. The Reluctant Radical

  3. Island of the Sea Wolves

  4. You Are What You Eat

  5. The Hidden Life of Trees

Honourable mentions


Warrior Spirit

I watch so many documentaries! There are probably tons I am forgetting and missing from this list. 😉

The Quiet Web

The Slow Web

My top 5 (alt-country) artists of 2023

  1. Colter Wall - by far my favourite artist!
  2. Paul Cauthen
  3. Charley Crockett
  4. Drayton Farley
  5. Sierra Ferrell

Honourable mention

Skinny Dyck

My top 5 podcasts of 2023

In no particular order…

  1. Tech Won’t Save Us
  2. The Great Simplification
  3. The Salmon People
  4. Team Human
  5. Science Vs

Honourable mentions…

What On Earth

The Dose

Colter Wall - Cowpoke - Western AF

Top 5 books I read in 2023

Better late than never.

In no particular order...

  1. Less Is More by Jason Hickel
  2. Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman
  3. Half-earth Socialism by Troy Vettese and Drew Pendergrass
  4. Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman
  5. Humankind by Rutger Bregman

Honourable mentions...

The Future is Analog by David Sax

Internet for the People by Ben Tarnoff