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Should Your Town Have the Right to Ban Fracking?

If we want to secure community control, we must plant our feet...on the people’s inherent, constitutional, collective right to govern the places where they live.

As the bees go, so goes the world?

It is as simple as this - when the bees lose, we lose, and that is the road we are going down.

The Converging Environmental and Economic Crises: A pep talk for those paying attention by Nate Hagens   

Suggestions on how society might better adapt, physically and psychologically, to what's ahead.

"Without Celebration, We Wither Away"

I see celebration as one of those things that nourishes us psychologically, emotionally, spiritually. I was thinking about this also in terms of how important celebration is in keeping us going.

Permaculture and the 8 Forms of Capital

How can the permaculture approach can be applied to creating value -- aka, capital -- across the full spectrum of our lives?

Stand up and be counted! Join the Community Resilience Challenge!

If you’re anything like me, your laundry list of things to do gets a little crazy about this time of year.

Food, energy, finance: A solutions movement takes root in northern California

Something is stirring in northern California and it feels a lot like the future...

The ultimate guide to organizing a skillshare

In the spirit of encouraging the spread of skillshares in as many places as possible, I’ve written down some of the most critical, ordered steps we took to create Somerville Skillshare from scratch...

Why the world needs transition

There are many approaches to the three main crises threatening civilization today, namely, climate change, peak oil and economic crisis. The problem is that most of them won’t work.

Edge Dwelling: A Social Ecology For Our Time, Part 2: Wild Grapes

“If everyone disenchanted with this culture decided to wander off into the lonesome wilderness, it would have absolutely no effect on its workings,” writes Miles Olson, in his book Unlearn-Rewild.

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