In uncertain times, “cash is king,” but central bankers are systematically moving to eliminate that option.
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As advocates and practitioners know, urban farming delivers a number of benefits, from improving household access to healthy foods to growing local economies.
It is possible to create bottom up infrastructure that can deliver locally sourced sustainable food on a significant scale.
Like all proper scandals, the #Exxonknew revelations have begun to spin off new dramas and lines of inquiry.
Established in 2008, Urban Plantations was one of the nation’s first edible landscaping companies.
In this piece I analyze critiques of smaller scale and alternative production strategies from several angles. In the second I will discuss problems inherent in the argument that small scale can feed the U.S. population and consider a middle path of scale and production diversity.
I know that it is getting harder all the time to believe that there really is a “peak oil crisis” lurking out there waiting to engulf our civilization and create all sorts of havoc. Nearly every day now oil and gasoline prices are falling.
The political transformations that have occupied the last four posts in this sequence can also be traced in detail in the economic sphere.
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Events in Iraq are headline news everywhere, and once again, there is no mention of the issue that underlies much of the violence: control of Iraqi oil.