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No Mere Resolution: The Vermont Legislature and the Steady State Economy

In Vermont, a famously beautiful and progressive land that has also offered us a viable presidential candidate, there was virtually unanimous support in the legislature for recognizing limits to …

The Desperate Plight of Petro-States

Pity the poor petro-states. 

Regional Cities and the Curse of "Glocality"

One of the essential themes in my continuing study of and reflection upon the character and dilemmas of mid-sized cities is their "regional" …

Peak Oil Review: A Midweek Update - 26 May 2016

A midweek update. Oil prices surged on Wednesday following the news that US crude inventories had fallen by 4.2 million barrels last week.

Emmanuel and Elizabeth at Pocheco: "Let's change everything"

When you ring Pocheco, a company that makes 2 billion envelopes a year in their factory close to Lille in France, the holding message describes Pocheco as …

Beyond Crisis

Community currencies created by groups in Spain in response to the economic crisis alter fundamental aspects of the economic system and favor a more just …

Is Sustainability only for the Privileged?

Those proposing just sustainability argue that if sustainability only includes or is only for the benefit of privileged people, then logically we …

"The Divide" Shows Inequality on the Big Screen

Inequality represents simultaneously a cornerstone and a weak link in today's capitalism.

Planting Justice Creates Access to Living-wage Careers and Affordable Food

With the help of Slow Money Northern California, Planting Justice has purchased Rolling River Nursery, and expanded the operation in Sobrante Park, which …

Walmart or Smallmart?

When we build things incrementally with an eye to future improvements, what results tends to be really financially productive; a high return on investment.

Peak Oil Review - May 23 2016

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Quote of the week -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -China -Venezuela -Nigeria -The Briefs
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