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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 …

Fair Coop

Imagine an online cooperative that supports economic equality around the …

The Tao of the Apocalypse

So even though post apocalyptic stories are my favorite ones to read and …

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

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

Bringing Seed Back

The Great Seed Festival weekend was seized as an opportunity to raise awareness of the current threats to seeds, the losses they have sustained in …

Helping shape the planning process

 Transition Market Harborough's attempts to influence development in their town.
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An Orchard Grows in Boston

Rebuilding the commons in an economically-divided, violence-scarred neighborhood.

Fracking Moves To China, Part II  

 Host Alex Wise caught up with Mother Jones journalists Jaeah Lee and …

Energy Crunch: Sinking Oil

Oil prices plunged to a four year low of just $85 per barrel this week …

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 …

Is Soil Carbon Enough?

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

Solidarity Economy Organizing in the Wake of Mike Brown

Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (MORE) is a grassroots organization that has taken the lead in organizing the community around …

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 …

Clutching Our World Views with a Death Grip

Today the first nurse within the US healthcare system has acquired Ebola. My …

Another World Emerging? Well, Maybe.

A diversity of kindred approaches to alternative economics has been evolving.

Challenging Corporate Power in a Not-For-Profit World

As businesses increasingly embrace a not-for-profit culture, an end to …

Looking Back to our Future

The problems with how we get our food are a microcosm of the problems with …
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