Building a world of
resilient communities.



Reexamining Rationing

Recent interviews with Stan Cox author of Any Way You Slice It: The Past, Present, and Future of Rationing and book excerpt.

Rationing In Our Future?

Tom Ashbrook, On point, NPR
A new book says rationing—of food, energy and more—is in our future. We hear the case, and the pushback.

(13 May 2013)

Rationing Rationale

Brian Lehrer, The Brian Lehrer Show
Stan Cox, a senior scientist at The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas and the author of Any Way You Slice It: The Past, Present, and Future of Rationing, looks at how goods and services have been, and are now, rationed and asks if we can limit consumption fairly.

(2 May 2013)

Excerpt: '"Any Way You Slice It" by Stan Cox by OnPointRadio


Editorial Notes: Read Robert Jensen's interview with the author .
The book has even made it into a Forbes op-ed!

What do you think? Leave a comment below.

Sign up for regular Resilience bulletins direct to your email.

Take action!  

Find out more about Community Resilience. See our COMMUNITIES page
Start your own projects. See our RESOURCES page.
Help build resilience. DONATE NOW.


This is a community site and the discussion is moderated. The rules in brief: no personal abuse and no climate denial. Complete Guidelines.

#SolidarityCities: Philadelphia

#SolidarityCities is a project exploring how peer organizations facilitate …

Home, Sweet Kleptocracy

Every now and then, a book changes the way you see the world. It’s …

Why "Supply and Demand" doesn't Work for Oil

A gradual switch to higher-cost energy products, in a sense, works in the …

The Local Economy Solution

So, cities and states should stop trying to lure huge corporations from one …

Hang Onto Your Wallets: Negative Interest, the War on Cash, and the $10 Trillion Bail-in

In uncertain times, “cash is king,” but central bankers are …

Collaboration and Changing Beliefs are Two Keys for a Degrowth Economy

Today when we think about a degrowth economy, about fostering the transition …

Bread, Circuses and Inequality – a Dishonest Bargain

Consumerist ideology treats society as a collection of individuals, each …