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The Ghosts of Islands Past

Several times a month I cycle by a small island located close to the south shore of Vancouver’s False Creek, a narrow inlet that separates the downtown peninsula from the city.

Buen Vivir and the Commons

I think Buen Vivir is a proposal aimed at making visible and expressible aspects of reality that are ignored by the dominant paradigm.

Quebec students strike against austerity and the petro economy

A kick-off demonstration, entitled “Popular Protest Against Austerity and the Petro Economy,” was held last Saturday in Montreal, and drew …

The Working of Non-violence

In the wake of the financial crisis, political elites have become more concerned about their own survival than about the purpose of politics, and the gap …

Ready for the Revolution

Time for the second egalitarian revolution, don’t you think?

Resilience Roundup - Mar 27

We’re treating soil like dirt. It’s a fatal mistake, as our lives depend on it

Towards the Permacene

We can take the next step in our evolution, a step towards the Permacene.

Announcing AFTERBURN: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels

Afterburn is a book of “greatest hits”, similar in that respect to an earlier book of mine, Peak Everything.

NERT-ing Out with the New England Resilience & Transition Network

On Saturday, March 21, fifty organizers and activists from all six New England states (plus one intrepid Californian) gathered in Keene NH to discuss …

A Day in the Life of America’s Most Walkable Suburb

Suburban life has always been synonymous with long hours in the car-- going to work, school, the grocery store, the mall, soccer practice and friends’ …

Planet of the Space Bats

As my regular readers know, I’ve been talking for quite a while now here about the speculative bubble that’s built up around the fracking phenomenon, and the catastrophic bust …
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