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Don’t Come Back In Until Dinner

Understanding our land begins with engagement, even if it is just a kid rambling along on an idle afternoon across a pasture and a wooded hill.

In Kenya’s Mountain Forests, A New Path to Conservation

Kenya’s high-elevation forests are the source for most of the water on which the drought-plagued nation depends.

Laboratory for Microclimates

Under what circumstances would we become mindful stewards of living systems, not just their expoiters?

Planning: the untapped power of community consent

When planning consent is given for a development which local people bitterly oppose, is that the end of the story?

The Master Comes Home

Our system and our expectations for what it must provide are such that losing power is a form of powerlessness. That in itself seems a form of slavery

Can We Earn a Living on a Living Planet?

It has been a tough couple of years in the effort to unite labor, community, and environmental groups, an alliance that has always been strained.

Radical Democracy: Reclaiming the Commons

That theme is citizens seeing their right to decide what kind of communities they want to live in denied by faceless processes far-removed from local reality, and certainly not accountable to it.

The Degrowth Alternative

Both the name and the theory of degrowth aim explicitly to repoliticize environmentalism.

A Commons Grows in Frogtown

Artist Seitu Jones and neighbors create a groundbreaking park in St. Paul's poorest and most diverse neighborhood

Making the Case for Columbus as a Place

I am one of the “zealous nuts.”

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