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Steve Keen: The Deliberate Blindness Of Our Central Planners

The models we use for decision making determine the outcomes we experience. So, if our models are faulty or flawed, we make bad decisions and suffer bad outcomes.

Garden Programs Give Inmates Hope, Future Job Skills

Picture this. Inmates, who are serving life sentences without the chance for …

Buzzing Artist Swarms City Walls to Save the Bees

With a little help from a spray can, a London-based street artist is …

The puzzling flattening of carbon emissions and the problem of global growth

There is another obvious and plausible explanation for the flat …

Pedal Power Farm Hack: Report from the Field

Instead of the top-down approach to tool development put forward by corporate agribusiness, the event this weekend prioritized local …

Natural Filters: Mussels Deployed To Clean Up Polluted Waterways

When it comes to ecosystem services, freshwater mussels have much to recommend them:
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Towards the Permacene

We can take the next step in our evolution, a step towards the Permacene.

The Bank-State Bargain

There’s no getting away from it. Banks create money out of nothing …

Health Professionals Call: Ban Fracking for Five Years

The arguments against fracking on public health and ecological grounds are …

The Ghosts of Islands Past

Several times a month I cycle by a small island located close to the south …

Talking Resilience with Nikki Silvestri

You take away politics, take away whether you think trickle-down …

Buen Vivir and the Commons

I think Buen Vivir is a proposal aimed at making visible and expressible aspects of reality that are ignored by the dominant paradigm.

Revisiting the Shale Oil Hype: Technology versus Geology

Irrespective of price, geology is trumping technology in the Bakken and Eagle Ford plays.

Earth’s Second Lung Has Emphysema

In other words, if the world’s first lung is represented by all of the …

#WomeninAg: Words of Wisdom from Women Farmers

For Women’s History Month, CUESA is spotlighting women who are …

The Growth Delusion

Rather than ask how to achieve more, it is time to ask, “More of what? …

Peak Oil Review - Mar 30

A weejly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & …

An Orchard from a Single Tree

At some point in your childhood, I hope, you ate an apple and hit upon the …

The Working of Non-violence

In the wake of the financial crisis, political elites have become more …

Quebec students strike against austerity and the petro economy

A kick-off demonstration, entitled “Popular Protest Against Austerity …

Ready for the Revolution

Time for the second egalitarian revolution, don’t you think?

A Dark Knight is Better than No Knight at All: Why We Need Bitcoin Despite its Flaws

It is only by zooming in and out, and considering the interplay between …
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