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Living and Breathing in a 'Black Swan' World

Resilience...is the capacity to make ongoing adjustments to changing political, economic, and ecological conditions.

The Tao of the Apocalypse

So even though post apocalyptic stories are my favorite ones to read and watch, it is the story of the Tao and a life lived in accordance with nature that I want to play a role in.

Place-based Everywhere: Lessons from Flood Wall Street

If it wasn’t obvious before, it is now: capitalism has become the most divisive issue of our time.

What is Reskilling Anyway?

What, exactly, is reskilling? The answer to this question is not so obvious.

Rethinking real estate: Why I’m proud to be a SWIMBY

Think less NIMBY (“Not In My Back Yard”), and more SWIMBY (“Something Wonderful In My Back Yard”).

John Holloway: cracking capitalism vs. the state option

How should we think about rage against money? I believe this necessarily entails building non-monetized, non-commodified social relations.

Climate Reckoning: My Own Private Coal Story

The takeaway: Strip-mining more than stripped the land; it stripped the traces of any human contact.

Building Different Relationships Before It's Too Late   

Journalist, author and activist Chris Hedges took time during his September 13, 2014 appearance at Fighting Bob Fest in Baraboo, Wisconsin, to talk about the human race’s sustainability or potential collapse in the age of unstoppable climate change, corporate domination, and perpetual war.

How Land Trusts Can Counter New Urbanism's Gentrifying Tendencies

There are some exciting aspects to New Urbanism but there are downsides as well, including the displacement of lower-income people as new urbanism moves into an area.

Josh Fox: It’s Easy to Switch to Renewable Energy

Solutions Grassroots is a reaction to how often people asked the renewable energy question on our tour. So it was a response to our audience, a response to our fans, a response to the people who are fighting fracking.

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