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Even climate change experts and activists might be in denial

One could argue that those who are very close to the reality of climate change are particularly prone to a need to split their identity. The knowledge they have, and the images they have seen, …

The True Cost of Food

For the past 12 months I’ve been taking a serious look at the reality of our modern food system and the impacts it has on our environment, our health …

Climate: The Crisis and the Movement

The attraction of profit in the short-term overwhelms longer-term considerations, even for the most “enlightened” of businesspeople.

Resilience Roundup - Dec 19

 A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere

The Lost Right of Gleaning

Amazingly, it is sometimes a criminal act to retrieve food that has been thrown away.

Falling Oil Prices Could Rock Canada's Politics

What do the plummeting oil prices tell us not only about our near term economic future in Canada, but the political fragility of the world's petro states?

Review: Degrowth – A Vocabulary for a New Era

Before anything else it seems important to say that there are lots of chapters in this book that I think are quite excellent as short pithy descriptions of …

Déjà Vu All Over Again

Every square on the bingo card marked “economic debacle” has been filled in with a pen dipped in fracking fluid.

A Framework for New Economy Organizing

When I first got involved in the co-op movement I didn’t do it because I thought the co-operative model was an end in itself.

Omni Commons Opens Collaborative Space for Collectives in Oakland

As urban property becomes more unaffordable and commercialized and the commons disappear, some groups are pooling their resources for shared space, shared …
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