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

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

Strangers Become Family at This Multigenerational Housing Project

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

Slack Employment

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

Just 16,000 Catenary Trucks Would Use All of California’s Electricity with only 2400 to 8300 Miles of Overhead Wires

It makes sense to electrify trucks since fuel from oil, coal, and …

The Grass Really is Greener, Especially Between the Rails

If you can use your local bus service without too much inconvenience, you can vote for public transit with your feet and your dollars. You don't …

'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 …
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Why the Food Movement is Unstoppable

In the simplest terms possible, the opposite of neoliberal ideology is not communism or socialism, it is the food movement.

Food and the New Urban Agenda

I believe the New Urban Agenda has the potential to start a whole new …

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 …

Standing Like a Sioux

On April 1, in the last phase of istawicayazan wi, the moon of sore eyes, acting with love and fierce determination, the youth of the Standing …

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

If you frequent mainstream right-libertarian publications on anything like a regular basis, you’ve probably seen more than one of those …

Earthcare Warrior Women

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

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

Bill Mollison has left a worldwide movement of remarkable resilience. He has …

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.

Urban Transition Cities Movement

Our Transition Initiative is called Urban Transition Cities Movement (UTCM). …

US Study Confirms Rapid Increase of Methane Emissions by Oil and Gas

Another U.S. scientific study has confirmed that methane emissions from oil …

Carbon Tracker Analysis: ‘Renewables are Already Outcompeting Fossil Fuels’

Clean technologies are already cheaper, on average, than the incumbent …

School Days in 2040: Beatriz' Day at the Freire School of Activism

At this school students are activists first, students second. They’re …

Photo Essay: Community Gardens Change Lives

Community gardens and urban agriculture projects are a powerful way for …
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