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The PAH: Defending the Right to Housing in Spain

In Spain, where the government bails out banks, the Platform for People Affected by Mortgages (PAH) bails out families and defends their right to housing.

The Case for a “Jazz Revolution” Against Corporate Capitalism

Should checkerboard revolutionaries let their preference for incremental, open-ended process get in the way of opportunities for concrete, society-wide …

Reclaiming a Public Space

Active citizens in West São Paulo have revitalized a square to create a small oasis in the middle of the city.

Harvest Season

Regardless of the “when,” a careful harvest, with work and planning, is renewable, an object lesson in resource use we would all be wise to …

The Lessons of Amazonian Commons

The ancient western idea of the commons is a quite simple idea that forms the basis of an economics run by neither the state or market. It’s also an …

The Community Energy Revolution

Impact investing is investing to achieve a return in something you also believe in and wish to support.

Gleaning: an Ancient Custom that May Return in the Future

Gleaning is an ancient tradition, deeply embedded in the agricultural world.

Resilience Roundup - July 24

Recession rather than shale gas caused US carbon cuts - study | Study shows more hospital stays in three fracking counties | Earth’s Most Famous …

Local Currency — Money for Us, Not the Bankers     

The biggest challenge is changing our mindset from the scarcity built into the existing monetary system to one based on relationships, cooperation and plenty.

Energy Crunch - Green taxes: love or hate?

Green taxes have been under attack on all fronts lately.

Can the Law Protect us from Climate Change?

Can the law protect us from climate change? Do we have a legal right to a stable climate? Are governments responsible for preventing dangerous climate …
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