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Beating Climate Change by Retooling the Economy—The Story Begins in Navajo Country

While the burning of fossil fuels causes climate change, simply shutting down these industries leaves workers and their families behind, and often result in a familiar conflict over “jobs …

The return of Occupy London: this time it’s truly political

This week, stalwarts of the Occupy Democracy campaign in Britain are continuing to stand their ground in Parliament Square.

Economics As If Future Generations Mattered

One of the key barriers to taking action on the paramount issues of our time is that these problems are the end result of entrenched cultural, economic and …

Eight Pieces of Our oil Price Predicament

A person might think that oil prices would be fairly stable. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to work that way recently. Let me explain at least a few of the issues involved.

A Paradox to Savor: A High-Quality, Free Economics Textbook

Wow, a fresh set of voices in the study of economics that go well beyond the holy dogmas of Samuelson, Nordhaus, Bernanke and Mankiw.

Peak Oil Notes - Oct 23

 A mid-week update. New York oil futures traded around $82 a barrel this week until Wednesday’s stocks report showed an unexpected 7 million barrel jump in US crude stocks.

The Next Financial Crisis May Be Just Around the Corner

As growth stalls, stocks tumble and investors fret, the question is no longer if there will be another crisis, but when and where it will strike first.

Peak oil review - Oct 20

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news including -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -Russia/Ukraine -Quote of the Week -The Briefs

Putting Your Money Where Your Heart Is

Jon tells us about mission-aligned investing, reforming philanthropy, making our work fun, and more...

After Years Without a Grocery Store, Greensboro Neighbors Are Building One Themselves—And They’ll Own It

For more than 15 years, there were many efforts to lure a new grocery store into the space. However, while the store would be profitable, it wouldn’t …

How a Worker Cooperative Factory is Helping bring Textile Manufacturing back to North Carolina

Opportunity Threads is a worker cooperative cut and sew factory in Morganton, North Carolina.
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