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A Day of Tears: Report from the "sHell No!" Action in Portland, Oregon

This week, activists in Portland, Oregon, employed non-violent civil disobedience to delay the departure of a Royal Dutch Shell ship delivering equipment essential for commencing its oil-drilling operations in …

Waste Less, Share More

Food waste is big news at the moment, as well it should be. According to a …

A North Carolina Textile Co-Op Gives Immigrant Workers a Stake in the Business

By the example that Opportunity Threads sets, other working people learn new …

Evidence Released at TransCanada’s Keystone XL Permit Renewal Hearing Sheds Light On Serious Pipeline Risks

Just because TransCanada continually states that the Keystone XL …

Mysteries of Eleuthera

What kind of force can leave a four million pound rock on top of a cliff? According to the oceanographers, it was waves. "

Peak Oil Review - Aug 3

A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Russia/Ukraine, The Briefs.
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The Gift of the Maya

"The Maya forest garden holds, in its ramblings and roots, a hidden-in-plain-sight way through our present crises."

The Greek Coup: Liquidity as a Weapon of Coercion

In the modern global banking system, all banks need a credit line with the …

Energy, the repressed: Paging Dr. Freud

Today, a new psychological repression hides in plain sight. It is the …

We are all Greece

The cast of heroes and villains in Greece’s ongoing battle to save its …

Resilience Roundup - July 31

Global Coal Boom Ends As China — And World — Wakes Up …

Post-Development Discourse: Lessons for the Degrowth Movement

Is degrowth only conceivable in the context of “oversaturated” industrial societies while the global “South” remains …

Beyond Liberal Rights: Lessons from a Possible Future in Detroit

Warning US and global allies of deepening trends, Maureen Taylor, State Chair of MWRO, often begins presentations on Detroit by proclaiming: …

The Death of the Labor Market

Over the past 20 years, the existence of common spaces, places of social …

Fighting for Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice in Minnesota

The Minnesota Food Association (MFA) operates a number programs and …

The Aquaponics Solution

This article reports on a novel, sustainable, and economically viable model …

New Currencies and their Relationship with Fiat Currency

Creating and maintaining a currency without any interaction with fiat is …

Peak Oil Notes - July 30

Much of the news that will eventually move oil prices came on the …

To Survive In Farming, Try Taoism

I never did learn to go with the flow. I just got old and had to.

World's Oceans Could Rise Higher, Sooner, Faster Than Most Thought Possible

New research shows that consensus estimates of sea level increases may be …

Why the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement May Ultimately Win

The fossil fuel divestment campaign has so far persuaded only a handful of …

The Cimmerian Hypothesis, Part Three: The End of the Dream

Cities are thus the Petri dishes in which civilizations ripen their ideas to …
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