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The Store(e)-Keeper

Teacher Heinz Frey halted the demise of “mom-and-pop stores” by creating new village centres – first in his home village, then in other communities and urban districts.

John Michael Greer: The God Of Technological Progress May Well Be Dead

The stories running our heads influence everything from our beliefs to our values to our actions.

The Rise of Biocultural Rights

Biocultural rights represent a bold new departure in human rights law that recognizes the importance of a community’s stewardship over lands and waters.

The Essentials of Resilience in a World of Growing Chaos

The most urgent question today is what must be done now and in the near future to achieve major mitigation of carbon emissions.

The Burden of Denial

The non-negotiable foundation of any meaningful response to the crisis of our time, as I’ve pointed out more than once here, can be summed up conveniently with the acronym L.E.S.S.—that is, Less Energy, Stuff, and Stimulation.

Pedal Power Farm Hack: Report from the Field

Instead of the top-down approach to tool development put forward by corporate agribusiness, the event this weekend prioritized local manufacturing, easily repairable and modifiable tool design, and collaborative and iterative research and development.

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.

Towards the Permacene

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

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 resilience, Transition, and the future we want to create.

This Changes Everything. So Now What?

Missing from the conversation are ideas that are both practical and radical.

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