Watch Brian Kerkvliet cut thick grasses easily and quickly with his hand-built scythe — a far cry from a noisy weed whacker!
The realization is gradually spreading that GDP growth can’t continue forever. This reality is causing societal angst and discomfort.
After World War II, white, middle-class Americans flocked to the suburbs from the city. Today, that trend is reversing.
Can real change take root in the aisles of a grocery store?
What are the lessons from the failed nuclear energy revolution? This story is worth retelling today because of the many points which are starting to appear surprisingly similar to the present situation with renewables.
I want to suggest the creation of a new human right. That human right is the right to cook.
Prepare for the arrival of the renewable energy microgrid.
Attempting to force innovation by pitting providers against each other naturally breeds fragmentation and opposition between stakeholders.
The rich are trapped within a modern version of Plato's Cage, unable to see the reality of destruction around them.
Fungi feature among Nature’s most vigorous agents for the decomposition of waste matter, and are an essential component of the soil food web, providing nourishment for the other biota that live in the soil.
Years back a pair of planners, Branden Born and Mark Purcell, warned that there's nothing about smaller scale enterprises that make them inherently more efficient than their larger counterparts. With respect to on-farm energy intensity, they're certainly right.
We are now living in a "full world." How must our ideas about human freedom change so that we can adapt and thrive?
A roundup of the latest news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere. Click on the headline link to see the full article.
While the need for thriving parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities in every neighborhood cannot be overstated, public plazas also play a unique role in the lives of children.
...parecon is a proposal or vision for how to accomplish economic functions consistent with classlessness, self-management, solidarity, equity, diversity, and ecological good sense.
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I want to review here some of the reasons why I expect an era of crisis to arrive sooner rather than later.
I predict the lineages of people alive 1,000 years from now will count among their ancestors people who transcended today’s collapse mythology and got to the real work of self and community development, inner work and adaptation.