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Oil decline: Price makes the story

It's likely that the Saudis are encouraging a fall in oil prices. In the face of what looks like declining demand, rather than cut production to maintain prices as they have done in the past, they've decided to …

After Years Without a Grocery Store, Greensboro Neighbors Are Building One Themselves—And They’ll Own It

For more than 15 years, there were many efforts to lure a new grocery store …

Learning From Ancient Human Cultures

We are much more into securing our future based on accumulation rather than …

What the Disappearing Aral Sea Tells Us about the Value of Water

The satellite image of the Aral Sea recently released by NASA just …

How a Worker Cooperative Factory is Helping bring Textile Manufacturing back to North Carolina

Opportunity Threads is a worker cooperative cut and sew factory in Morganton, North Carolina.

New Evidence Links Earthquakes to Fracking

The evidence linking fracking to earthquakes continues to pile up.
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The Tao of the Apocalypse

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Bringing Seed Back

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Helping shape the planning process

 Transition Market Harborough's attempts to influence …

Fracking Moves To China, Part II

 Host Alex Wise caught up with Mother Jones journalists Jaeah Lee and James West to talk about how U.S. oil and gas interests are exporting …

Energy Crunch: Sinking Oil

Oil prices plunged to a four year low of just $85 per barrel this week – down from around $115 as recently as mid-June.

The Krugman Function

Fresh thinking is difficult to perform and is often poorly received, but is …

Resilience Roundup - Oct 16

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the …

Is Soil Carbon Enough?

But are solutions enough anymore?...In other words, how do we help foster a …

Solidarity Economy Organizing in the Wake of Mike Brown

Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (MORE) is a grassroots …

Want to Get into the Doughnut? Tackle Inequality

...we need to get into the doughnut: the safe and just sweet spot between …

Limits to Growth: Where We Are and What to Do About It   

In this talk, Nate Hagens synthesizes the current landscape of global …

Peak Oil Notes - Oct 16

The price plunge which began in mid-June when New York oil futures trading …

Dark Age America: The Hour of the Knife

The disintegration of social hierarchies, the senility of ruling elites, and …

Reel-ing in the lawn

What I learned when I resolved to mow our entire lawn with a human-powered …
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