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Long-standing economic resistance went mainstream at People’s Climate March

Combined, the People’s Climate March on Sunday followed by Flood Wall Street the next day, uplifted a narrative around climate change that was impossible for even the most mainstream of media to ignore.

Building Economic Democracy & Radical Inclusivity

We spoke with Aaron about the transformative power of grassroots organizing …

Recommended Reading for the UN International Year of Soils 2015

If you never thought 'dirt' could be interesting or ultra important, UNU's …

Post-Capitalism

What is more relevant to me than the fiction of property is the …

Climate Reckoning: My Own Private Coal Story

The takeaway: Strip-mining more than stripped the land; it stripped the traces of any human contact.

"No Ordinary Conference": The Fourth Degrowth Conference in Leipzig

Degrowth is a movement built around a critique of the growth economy, which draws strongly on the limits to growth (cf also The Growth Illusion of …
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Building Community Through Permaculture

The idea that we can use design to strengthen relationships between parts of the city,,,is essential for the emergence of a sustainable society.

Peak Oil Review - Sept 29

 A weekly update, including -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle …

Building Different Relationships Before It's Too Late   

Journalist, author and activist Chris Hedges took time during his September …

#MapJam 2.0 to Put the New Economy on the Map!

This October, the Sharing Cities Network will launch the Second Annual …

Plowing Bedrock: How bad is soil erosion in US cropland?

A statement in JM Greer's blog last month challenged everything I …

Extracting ourselves from the extractivist mindset

Review of "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate" by Naomi Klein.

Free Range Child – Raising Children Connected To The Earth & Their Food (film sneak peek)

Partnering with children, parents, farmers, and professionals, we seek to better understand the contemporary circumstances that create alienation …

Resilient Cities Through Public Spaces and Placemaking in Urbanization

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you care about your community.

Making Space for Flowers

...making space for nature goes beyond the world of nature reserves, …

Listen to the People, Not the Polluters

The People’s Climate March, which saw hundreds of thousands around the …

Strictly Business: Why £50 Divestment of Oil Stocks Makes Sense

Although many supporters of oil and gas will no doubt try to shift the focus …

The commons as an approach to governance, sustainable resource management and social wellbeing  

Countless examples suggest that cooperation and care for others is an …

Why Bother Composting?

Composting can seem pretty complicated. Depending on who you talk to, or …

UN-masking Climate Smart Agriculture

As women, men, peasants, smallholder family farmers, migrant, rural workers, …

Anti-coal campaigners continue to win in the Northwest

There is an adage commonly spoken in many activist circles: Think global, …

Resilience Roundup - Sept 25

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the …
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