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How a Worker Cooperative Factory is Helping bring Textile Manufacturing back to North Carolina

Resilience.org - October 20, 2014 - 2:29am

Opportunity Threads is a worker cooperative cut and sew factory in Morganton, North Carolina.

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New Evidence Links Earthquakes to Fracking

Resilience.org - October 20, 2014 - 2:00am

The evidence linking fracking to earthquakes continues to pile up.

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Oil decline: Price makes the story

Resilience.org - October 19, 2014 - 1:27pm

It's likely that the Saudis are encouraging a fall in oil prices. In the face of what looks like declining demand, rather than cut production to maintain prices as they have done in the past, they've decided to maintain their market share worldwide by cutting prices.

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Fair Coop

Resilience.org - October 17, 2014 - 4:15am

Imagine an online cooperative that supports economic equality around the world and is free from state control. This is the vision for Fair.coop.

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The Tao of the Apocalypse

Resilience.org - October 17, 2014 - 4:13am

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.

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Bringing Seed Back

Resilience.org - October 17, 2014 - 4:12am

The Great Seed Festival weekend was seized as an opportunity to raise awareness of the current threats to seeds, the losses they have sustained in recent history and what this means for the future of food and farming.

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Helping shape the planning process

Resilience.org - October 17, 2014 - 4:10am

 Transition Market Harborough's attempts to influence development in their town.

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Fracking Moves To China, Part II

Resilience.org - October 17, 2014 - 4:10am

 Host Alex Wise caught up with Mother Jones journalists Jaeah Lee and James West to talk about how U.S. oil and gas interests are exporting fracking around the globe and how the technology may pose risks in China that even exceed those associated with coal.

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Energy Crunch: Sinking Oil

Resilience.org - October 17, 2014 - 4:09am

Oil prices plunged to a four year low of just $85 per barrel this week – down from around $115 as recently as mid-June.

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The Krugman Function

Resilience.org - October 17, 2014 - 1:18am

Fresh thinking is difficult to perform and is often poorly received, but is not without some pleasures as well.

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Resilience Roundup - Oct 16

Resilience.org - October 16, 2014 - 7:57am

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere. Click on the headline link to see the full article.

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Peak Oil Notes - Oct 16

Resilience.org - October 16, 2014 - 4:58am

The price plunge which began in mid-June when New York oil futures trading around $105 a barrel continued this week with oil touching $80 on Wednesday before recovering to close at $81.78.

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Is Soil Carbon Enough?

Resilience.org - October 16, 2014 - 4:58am

But are solutions enough anymore?...In other words, how do we help foster a regenerative carbon economy?

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Solidarity Economy Organizing in the Wake of Mike Brown

Resilience.org - October 16, 2014 - 4:57am

Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (MORE) is a grassroots organization that has taken the lead in organizing the community around the Mike Brown case, systemic racism and building a solidarity economy in St. Louis through a new project called Solidarity Economy St. Louis.

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Want to Get into the Doughnut? Tackle Inequality

Resilience.org - October 16, 2014 - 4:56am

...we need to get into the doughnut: the safe and just sweet spot between social and planetary boundaries

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Limits to Growth: Where We Are and What to Do About It

Resilience.org - October 16, 2014 - 4:03am

In this talk, Nate Hagens synthesizes the current landscape of global energy, environment and financial risks while offering suggestions on what to do as a hominid living on a full planet.

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Dark Age America: The Hour of the Knife

Resilience.org - October 16, 2014 - 1:48am

The disintegration of social hierarchies, the senility of ruling elites, and the fossilization of institutions all lead to the hour of the knife...

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Reel-ing in the lawn

Resilience.org - October 15, 2014 - 5:05am

What I learned when I resolved to mow our entire lawn with a human-powered reel lawn mower.

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Another World Emerging? Well, Maybe.

Resilience.org - October 15, 2014 - 4:59am

A diversity of kindred approaches to alternative economics has been evolving.

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Clutching Our World Views with a Death Grip

Resilience.org - October 15, 2014 - 4:39am

Today the first nurse within the US healthcare system has acquired Ebola. My nursing friends are worried. Are we ready for this? How do we communicate risk, or should we settle for optimistic reassurance that our system can handle this? What are our biggest needs in preparation?

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