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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.

Peak oil review - Oct 20

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news including -Oil and the global …

Putting Your Money Where Your Heart Is

Jon tells us about mission-aligned investing, reforming philanthropy, making …

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

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

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 into the space. However, while the store would be profitable, it …

Learning From Ancient Human Cultures

We are much more into securing our future based on accumulation rather than on sharing.
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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 recent history and what this means for the future of food and farming.

New Evidence Links Earthquakes to Fracking

The evidence linking fracking to earthquakes continues to pile up.

Oil decline: Price makes the story

It's likely that the Saudis are encouraging a fall in oil prices. In the …

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 …

Helping shape the planning process

 Transition Market Harborough's attempts to influence development in their town.

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 …

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 …

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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