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An Objector’s Guide to the English Rural Planning System

With planning permission for a permanent rural worker’s dwelling hot off the press, we now have the green light to develop the farm long-term with security of tenure.

Climate Change Will Cripple Coastal Septic Systems

According to new research, many septic systems — which are simple, …

The Practical Guide to Starting a Legal Cafe is Now Available

In the guide you will learn how to get the basics of your Legal Cafe in …

Bruce Charles 'Bill' Mollison 1928-2016, co-founder of permaculture

Bill Mollison has left a worldwide movement of remarkable …

WIR Currency – Reinventing Social Exchange

The Swiss WIR (“We” in German) is the longest surviving social or community currency, sometimes called a complementary currency.

As Nations Embrace Paris Agreement, World’s Existing Fossil Fuels Set to Exceed its Goals

Entitled “The Sky’s Limit: Why the Paris Climate Goals Require a Managed Decline of Fossil Fuel Production,” the report says …
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Slack Employment

It is a truth universally acknowledged that competitiveness is a good thing.

Agroecology as a Tool for Liberation: Transforming Industrial Agribusiness in El Salvador

We say that every square meter of land that is worked with agro-ecology is a …

Dark Age America: Review

John Michael Greer’s latest nonfiction book looks at the likely …

Strangers Become Family at This Multigenerational Housing Project

The cluster of townhomes and apartments brings together low-income elders …

The Grass Really is Greener, Especially Between the Rails

If you can use your local bus service without too much …

'Lockdown' Tactic Spreads to Iowa #NoDAPL Resistance

As dozens of protesters looked on, twelve activists were arrested Saturday, September 24, for civil disobedience at a Dakota Access construction …

Food and the New Urban Agenda

I believe the New Urban Agenda has the potential to start a whole new conversation about food and cities and bring a whole lot of new people up to …

"A Crowd, a Host of Golden Chanterelles": my Wild Mushroom Initiation

It was my first experience of wild mushroom foraging, and it was magical.

A Strategy to Stop the Funding Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline

Virtually every name in the financial pantheon has extended credit in some …

What is it About this Soil that Protects Plants from Devastating Disease?

In the same way forts have armies to protect themselves against invaders, …

Naomi Klein & the Let­down of the Leap Manifesto: Poli­tics Doesn't Trump Physics, Nor the Economics of Collapse (part 2/3)

Politics can be egalitarian when going up Hubbert's Curve, but it's a whole …

Standing Like a Sioux

On April 1, in the last phase of istawicayazan wi, the moon of sore eyes, …

No, Capitalism Isn’t Making Us All Richer and Richer

If you frequent mainstream right-libertarian publications on anything like a …

Earthcare Warrior Women

“This is a female moment in time,” observes Rev Dele, founder of …

The System of Rice Intensification and Its International Community of Practice

SRI is open-source. It does not belong to anyone, but is shared as a …

Capitalism and (De)Growth

I think about capitalism as a moment. A blink in time.
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