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Undying: the Life and Death of an Indigo Cloth

The life history of indigo dyed things captures the life and death of social values, relationships, and structures in India and China.

The Sustainable Development Goals: A Siren and Lullaby for Our Times

Most people haven’t heard about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Resilience Roundup - Oct 2

 Shell Exits Arctic as Slump in Oil Prices Forces Industry to Retrench | Mark Carney warns investors of ‘potentially huge’ losses from …

As 'This Changes Everything' Debuts in US, Leave Your Climate Despair at the Door

'People are ready for a deeper, much more systemic critique and much more grassroots, radical solutions,' says film's director Avi Lewis.

What is Wealth?

For a lot of people with money, they have wrapped their identity up in it. That is their narrative.

So What about Beauty?

We can focus on building beautiful places but, as we say here at Strong Towns, financial solvency is a prerequisite to doing good.

Retrotopia: A Change of Habit

The other thing that startled me as I wandered the streets was how little advertising there was.

Peak Oil Ass-Backwards: Forget Austerity and Grexit – it's Time for a Gretaway!

Austerity and "Grexits" are only going to result in more and more people getting triaged from the industrial economy and, no less, from such …

NYC’s Credit Unions Give Mom-and-Pop Stores a Chance, Despite Gentrification

The story of Rossy’s Bakery exemplifies the way CDCUs are crucial actors in a city that is often inaccessible to all but the rich.

Scaling This Stuff Up: Resilience Reflections with Rob Hopkins

I see so much remarkable stuff happening in so many places, and meet so many focused, committed people, that I really believe that a new economy, a new …

The Emergency Climate Movement

We are living in a state of planetary emergency.
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