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The Persistence of the Peasantry: Further Notes on the Inverse Productivity Relationship

This post strikes to the heart of what Small Farm Future is all about, and raises some interesting agricultural issues – the fact that it also engages with the ecomodernism debate is almost incidental, really.

Report back: 2015 Transition Network conference & Gathering of National Hubs

It was sobering to be at the conference in its greenness and moisture yet …

In Face of Harsh Austerity, Britain's Hunger Crisis Sparks First Student-led Food Bank

In 2015, this welcoming café-like sanctuary has offered warmth, a …

An Unprecedented Future

I can see The Age of Consequences from my home.

There’s No Single Right Path : Resilience Reflections with Chris Smaje

There’s no single right path and there’s a lot to be learned from people following different, even antithetical, paths to your own.

Our new Support Offer Theme: Practical Projects

Practical projects show that change is possible and that Transition is a real thing that exists.
Editor's Pick

Resilience and Collapse: Notes from Cyprus

Whatever we do in Cyprus doesn’t really stay in Cyprus. It’s like the effect gets multiplied and spread, from here to the nearby regions, and from there on.

Peak Oil Notes - Oct 8

 A midweek update. After three days of increases which took oil prices …

The Problem of Agriculture

That phrase—the problem of agriculture, instead of problems in …

Grace Boggs: Reviving the Lost City

Grace Lee Boggs died on Monday, October 5, 2015. We hope that this article, …

California Finding New Ways To Extend Benefits Of Solar To Low-Income, Minority Communities

The California legislature has sent a bill to Governor Jerry …

Honeybees Face Global Threat: If They Die, So Do We

What is the most important animal to humans? Bees.

Adair Turner's New Book: Between Debt and the Devil

Between Debt and the Devil discusses the long history of proposals to remove the power to create money from banks.

While South Carolina Floods, U.S. Wrestles With Urban Stormwater

Among the devastating effects of the low pressure storm system that pummeled …

Rebulding the Commons: A Global Network of Rebel Cities Takes Place

The city vs. the state. The Cities of the Commons vs. global neoliberalism. …

Richard Heinberg: After the Burn  

After a two-century-long burning bender, the globe is in for a heck of a …

Review: The Sea Gypsy Philosopher by Ray Jason

The Sea Gypsy Philosopher is the first title to be released by Club Orlov …

This Changes Everything: Naomi Klein & Avi Lewis Film Re-imagines Vast Challenge of Climate Change

We speak to the duo behind the new film, "This Changes …

Hannover: City of Possibilities.

Lay out the map of Hannover and the first thing that strikes you is the …

“Survival Becomes a Spiritual Practice”

Do we have the stamina to not walk away, to stay in this hard place of …

U.S. Farms Becoming Less Diverse Over Time

If you’ve ever driven through the middle of the country, where single …

Supply, Demand, and the Price of Oil

Could the price of oil be a value such that the current quantity produced …