Food waste is big news at the moment, as well it should be. According to a recent World Resources Institute report, approximately a third of all food produced for human consumption never gets eaten.
By the example that Opportunity Threads sets, other working people learn new possibilities about how they might end their exploitation and rebuild their lives.
This week, activists in Portland, Oregon, employed non-violent civil disobedience to delay the departure of a Royal Dutch Shell ship delivering equipment essential for commencing its oil-drilling operations in the Arctic Sea. Eye-witness account and analysis.
What kind of force can leave a four million pound rock on top of a cliff? According to the oceanographers, it was waves. "
In the modern global banking system, all banks need a credit line with the central bank in order to be part of the payments system. Choking off that credit line was a form of blackmail the Greek government couldn’t refuse.
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Today, a new psychological repression hides in plain sight. It is the servant of a modern ideology, a religion really, that says the material world is soulless and merely fodder for economic growth. This repression prevents most from seeing our ecological predicament and therefore from …
The cast of heroes and villains in Greece’s ongoing battle to save its economy varies depending on who’s telling the story.
Global Coal Boom Ends As China — And World — Wakes Up To Reality Of Carbon Pollution | It's not Climate Change - It's Everything Change | Hillary Clinton has a renewable energy plan, but she still needs one for fossil fuels | Study: We've wiped out half the world's wildlife since …
Is degrowth only conceivable in the context of “oversaturated” industrial societies while the global “South” remains dependent on growth?
Warning US and global allies of deepening trends, Maureen Taylor, State Chair of MWRO, often begins presentations on Detroit by proclaiming: “Welcome to the future!”
Over the past 20 years, the existence of common spaces, places of social debate and pretty much everything involving citizenship has been erased in a conscious and ideologically-directed manner.
The Minnesota Food Association (MFA) operates a number programs and initiatives that build a more sustainable food system based on social, economic, and environmental justice.
This article reports on a novel, sustainable, and economically viable model for aquaponic food production year-round, even in locations with harsh winter climates.
Evidence Released at TransCanada’s Keystone XL Permit Renewal Hearing Sheds Light On Serious Pipeline Risks
Just because TransCanada continually states that the Keystone XL pipeline will be the safest pipeline ever built, doesn’t mean it is true.
Creating and maintaining a currency without any interaction with fiat is clearly a challenge. It’s like asking fish to reinvent water while they are swimming around in it.
Much of the news that will eventually move oil prices came on the international front this week.
I never did learn to go with the flow. I just got old and had to.
New research shows that consensus estimates of sea level increases may be underestimating threat.
The fossil fuel divestment campaign has so far persuaded only a handful of universities and investment funds to change their policies. But if the movement can help shift public opinion about climate change, its organizers say, it will have achieved its primary goal.
Cities are thus the Petri dishes in which civilizations ripen their ideas to maturity—and like Petri dishes, they do this by excluding contaminating influences.