The difficulties that relate to modern democracy probably start with the use of that term.
Articles: resilient communities (93)
Residents of Boulder, Colorado recently scored another huge victory in their pursuit of clean, publicly-owned energy. On November fifth, Measure 310, which was funded by energy giant Xcel and would have effectively halted progress on the project, was resoundingly struck down by voters.
In the outer London Borough of Redbridge lives a person who has made it her mission to administer a life-enhancing injection of sustainable living to this complex social chequerboard of a borough, deeply divided by class, creed and ethnic origins.
This video, made by local young filmmaker Nicholas Ryan-Purcell, was produced for a presentation being made at the International Awards for Liveable Communities 2013 (The LivCom Awards) in Xiamen, China at the 29th of November.
Farmer-philosopher Wendell Berry defines economy this way: “I mean not economics but economy, the making of the human household upon the earth; the arts of adapting kindly the many, many human households to the earth’s many eco-systems and human neighborhoods.”
This article attempts to explore the nature of a Preferenced Domain – what exactly we might want to preference and why – and to apply the concept to smaller and larger economies and to non-geographic domains.
Is there anything less popular among Americans than their own government?
Women have played a seminal role in keeping food cultures all over the world alive.
Are values more important during times of scarcity, and how must our values change if we are to survive?
Thrivalists will show that the multiple crises facing us create an unmatched opportunity to transform communities and the larger society on a deep level.