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Building Different Relationships Before It's Too Late

Resilience.org - September 29, 2014 - 4:27am

Journalist, author and activist Chris Hedges took time during his September 13, 2014 appearance at Fighting Bob Fest in Baraboo, Wisconsin, to talk about the human race’s sustainability or potential collapse in the age of unstoppable climate change, corporate domination, and perpetual war.

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#MapJam 2.0 to Put the New Economy on the Map!

Resilience.org - September 29, 2014 - 4:12am

This October, the Sharing Cities Network will launch the Second Annual Global #MapJam to bring activists together in cities around the world to connect the dots and map: grassroots sharing projects, cooperatives, community resources, and the commons.

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Plowing Bedrock: How bad is soil erosion in US cropland?

Resilience.org - September 29, 2014 - 3:06am

A statement in JM Greer's blog last month challenged everything I thought I knew about soil management in American cropland.

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Extracting ourselves from the extractivist mindset

Resilience.org - September 28, 2014 - 4:41pm

Review of "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate" by Naomi Klein.

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Free Range Child – Raising Children Connected To The Earth & Their Food (film sneak peek)

Resilience.org - September 26, 2014 - 9:31am

Partnering with children, parents, farmers, and professionals, we seek to better understand the contemporary circumstances that create alienation between children and the natural environment and the effects of this disconnect on their development.

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Resilient Cities Through Public Spaces and Placemaking in Urbanization

Resilience.org - September 26, 2014 - 9:19am

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you care about your community.

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Making Space for Flowers

Resilience.org - September 26, 2014 - 6:39am

...making space for nature goes beyond the world of nature reserves, wildlife documentaries or even pilgrimages into the wilderness.

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Listen to the People, Not the Polluters

Resilience.org - September 26, 2014 - 6:19am

The People’s Climate March, which saw hundreds of thousands around the world take to the streets for action on global warming in New York City, was followed this week by a United Nations climate summit in which world leaders advanced an agenda devoid of binding commitments.

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Strictly Business: Why £50 Divestment of Oil Stocks Makes Sense

Resilience.org - September 26, 2014 - 4:45am

Although many supporters of oil and gas will no doubt try to shift the focus claiming such divestments could only be driven by an ethical stance, their case appears weak.

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The commons as an approach to governance, sustainable resource management and social wellbeing

Resilience.org - September 26, 2014 - 4:33am

Countless examples suggest that cooperation and care for others is an important part of human culture and that often self interest and common interests are aligned and not opposed.

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Why Bother Composting?

Resilience.org - September 26, 2014 - 2:48am

Composting can seem pretty complicated. Depending on who you talk to, or what you read, you will find tons of different advice on how to get just the right “brew”.

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UN-masking Climate Smart Agriculture

Resilience.org - September 25, 2014 - 4:33am

As women, men, peasants, smallholder family farmers, migrant, rural workers, indigenous, and youth of La Via Campesina, we denounce climate smart agriculture which is presented to us as a solution to climate change and as a mechanism for sustainable development.

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Anti-coal campaigners continue to win in the Northwest

Resilience.org - September 25, 2014 - 4:32am

There is an adage commonly spoken in many activist circles: Think global, act local. And several communities across the Northwest, linked together in their opposition to coal transports by concern for the health of their communities and of the planet, are aiming to do just that.

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Resilience Roundup - Sept 25

Resilience.org - September 25, 2014 - 4:32am

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.

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Post-Capitalism

Resilience.org - September 25, 2014 - 4:31am

What is more relevant to me than the fiction of property is the precise nature of the social agreements that define and underlie property.

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Building Community Through Permaculture

Resilience.org - September 25, 2014 - 4:30am

The idea that we can use design to strengthen relationships between parts of the city,,,is essential for the emergence of a sustainable society.

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Peak oil notes - Sept 25

Resilience.org - September 25, 2014 - 4:30am

A mid-week update. New York oil futures took a jump on Wednesday after the EIA reported that US crude inventories fell by an unexpected 4.3 million barrels last week as US refinery operations increased slightly and crude imports fell by 1.2 million b/d.

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Dark Age America: The Senility of the Elites

Resilience.org - September 25, 2014 - 4:22am

The illusion of invincibility is far and away the most important asset a mature ruling elite has, because it discourages deliberate attempts at regime change from within.

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Seeds of Resilience, Seeds of Sovereignty

Resilience.org - September 25, 2014 - 2:19am

In this episode, Local Bites interviews ecologist and renowned seed conservationist, Dr. Debal Deb on the value of traditional seeds in an unstable world.

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The Oiliness of Everything: Invisible Oil and Energy Payback Time.

Resilience.org - September 24, 2014 - 4:46am

You can’t understand the predicament we’re in until you can see the oil that saturates every single aspect of our life. What follows is a life cycle of a simple object, the pencil.

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