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Redefining Local

What does “local” mean when you live on a remote farm or ranch?

Hemp Fiber Crop Research & Development

With the advent of state laws that overturn a sixty-year ban on hemp …

Years of Recapping Dangerously

Just like on Game of Thrones, where winter is a destabilizing force on all …

Did crude oil production actually peak in 2005?

Haven't we been hearing from the oil industry and from government …

Climate Panel Stunner: Avoiding Climate Catastrophe Is Super Cheap — But Only If We Act Now

The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just issued its third of four planned reports. This one is on …

Millennials and the Slave Economy

Similarities abound between today’s declining civic ethos and mid nineteenth century, pre Civil War era human flesh markets starting with …
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The Final Word on Food Banks?

Every week, in Britain and across the world, new food banks are opening their doors.

New Book Inspires Us to Think Like A Commoner

David Bollier, an award-winning policy strategist and international …

Use Your Climate Credit to Ask for More

In the next month, millions of Californians will receive their first …

In memoriam: Michael C. Ruppert

Investigative journalist and peak oil activist Michael C. Ruppert died …

Pop-up Stores Build Local Economies Through Sharing

The idea behind pop-ups is to allow new businesses to test their …

Don't Leave BitCoin to the Libertarians! (Or, why Your Movement Needs Open Source Money)

Among activists one often finds an aversion to even thinking about money.

The Buzz Tour: walking across England to pollinate change on climate

“What can I do about climate change?” “Very little. What can WE do about climate change? EVERYTHING.”

Living Dangerously

It's happening again, a TV presentation intended to wake people up to the …

Mobilizing for the common: some lessons from Italy

What can organizers elsewhere learn from Italy’s movements?

Local Food is Not a Local Food System

Many people are now familiar with the phrase “farm-to-fork” but …

Kashagan – Back to the drawing board?

The recent shutdown of Kashagan oil field in Kazakhstan represents one …

Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change - headlines

What's in the latest IPCC report?

King Coal Is Dying a Slow Death in America

In cities choked by pollution and a world coming to grips with the realities …

How the marginal cost revolution is aiding the emergence of post-capitalist commons economics

“The capitalist era is passing… not quickly, but inevitably. A …

The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing

Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off by the …

The Catalytic Effect of Community-led Action

Transition groups and other local community-led initiatives play a key role …
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