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Two Realities

Our contemporary world is host to two coexisting but fundamentally different—and, in at least one crucial respect, contradictory—realities. Political Reality and Physical Reality.

Blockupy and beyond

The blockade of the European Central Bank in 2012 and 2013 started as a …

Top 10 books for summer

We’ve put together our list of top 10 new book releases, just in time …

Breaking the Grip of the Fossil Fuel Economy: If It Can Happen in Appalachia, It Can Happen Anywhere

The people who agreed to spend their days digging coal from the …

California Passes Bill to Legalize Complementary Currencies

A community without dollars is not a community without wealth – this basic insight lies at the heart of the community resilience movement.

Hard facts about fracking

A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future—or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's …
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Breaching the monetary Matrix: Five exercises to help you understand money

Like everyone else you were born into bondage, born into a prison that you cannot smell or taste or touch, a prison for your mind.

Keeping Oil Production From Falling

Production flows from a given oil field naturally decline over time, but we …

Planet’s Hottest June On Record Follows Hottest May

Last month was the warmest June since records began being kept in 1880, the …

Oil Abundance? Not So Fast- A Risk Checklist

Understanding how we use oil and where it comes from provides many reasons …

Growing the Open Food Revolution

The open food movement has been developing at a pace in recent …

California Halts Injection of Fracking Waste

California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state's …

Farming peace for Palestine

Olive trees in the Holy Land are a renowned symbol of peace.

Lessons of DIY Urbanism in a Syrian Refugee Camp

Perhaps DIY refugee camps like Zaatari will eventually teach municipal …

Return on Investment

We all make decisions on what to spend our money - or other resources like …

Peak Oil Review - July 21

A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & …

Milwaukee sees the light

How one rust belt city found the key to its rebirth: bringing nature and …

"Pollinators of Native Plants" is a Great Resource for Creating Pollinator Habitat

A whole range of people will find Heather Holm's book useful, from …

The Rising Global Movement that calls for #noTTIP

TTIP is the latest bid to capture policymaking by the profit-making …

Parking: Searching for the Good Life in the City   

For too long cities tried to make parking a core feature of the urban …

How to Build Trust in Transition

Trust makes Transitioning “stick.” Trust in people, trust in a …

Australia Becomes First Nation to Repeal Carbon Tax

With Australia’s standing as the world’s highest per-capita …
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