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Mutualized Solutions for the Precariat

Large companies have long sought to boost profits by converting their employees into “independent contractors,” allowing them to avoid paying benefits.

Peak Oil Review: A Midweek Update - Apr 28

 A midweek update. Oil prices continued to climb this week, capped by a 3 percent jump on Wednesday, which set new highs for 2016.

Where On The Titanic Would You Like Your Deck Chair, Ma’am?

Every human society without exception gives some members more say in making decisions than others.

How Transition Palo Alto Brings Sharing and Community to Silicon Valley

Transition Palo Alto is part of the worldwide Transition network working to build local resilience and connections. Based in Silicon Valley, the community …

Participatory Economics and the Next System

What kind of “next system” would support the economics of sustainable and equitable cooperation?

We Could Be Witnessing the Death of the Fossil Fuel Industry—Will It Take the Rest of the Economy Down With It?

It’s not looking good for the global fossil fuel industry. Although the world remains heavily dependent on oil, coal and natural gas—which today …

The New Mind Manipulators

A few dominant institutions affect how you feel, act and vote... without you ever knowing about it. Mind control is happening to you, right now.

Emergence of a New Economics

There is an argument that the emergence of a new economics based on human dignity and sustainability is a phenomenon that emerged from the environmental …

Peak Oil Review - Apr 25

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: Quotes of the week -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle East and North Africa -Russia -Venezuela -The Briefs

Exit from the Megamachine

Opening a newspaper or listening to the radio news exposes us to a flood of catastrophic messages: devastating droughts, failing states, terrorist attacks, …

The Commons Collaborative Economy Explodes in Barcelona

Always known as a vivid and creative city, Barcelona is taking the lead as an exemplary change agent on the European stage. Its DIY vigor and urgent form of …
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