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SELC Celebrates Victories and Launches Seed Library Campaign

Now in its fifth year, SELC is a driving force for the new economy, doing pioneering work around worker cooperatives, home-based food businesses, alternative currencies, legal guides for sharing, …

Peak oil notes - Nov 27

 A midweek update. Oil prices continued to fall this week setting four-year lows before closing on Wednesday at $73.69 in New York and $77.75 in London.

Debating the Sharing Economy

Is this sharing's big breakthrough? Or business as usual?

Peak Oil Review - Nov 24

 A weeikly roundup, including: -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle East and North Africa -China -Russia/Ukraine -Quote of the Week -The Briefs

Continuing With The Insanity

A few stories from a single issue of the Financial Times show how little things have changed, and how few lessons have been learned, since the 2008 …

Nuclear war: A forgotten threat to human sustainability

The possibility of a new Cold War between Russia and the United States and its NATO allies brings with it the spectre of nuclear war.

Animal Welfare: Seeing the Forest for the Denizens

If you’re a Huffington Post reader, your love of animals has been nurtured by “Hedgehogs Being Adorable,” “Baby Hippo Has Won Our …

A two-century fight for the small, the local and the beautiful

Twentieth-century America witnessed the blossoming of Agrarianism as an intellectual and cultural movement.

"They Teach People Ignorance"

Remember there are just two classes of people—there are the ruling class and the ruled class.

Do We Live on a One-Party Planet?

At /The Rules, we think its time for a new marker; one that grows very much from the 1%-99% meme, and, hopefully, adds something important. And it’s …

Eight Pitfalls in Evaluating Green Energy Solutions

Does the recent climate accord between US and China mean that many countries will now forge ahead with renewables and other green solutions? I think that there are more pitfalls than many realize.
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