Debt: Eight Reasons This Time is Different
Academic researchers Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff have become famous for their book This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly and their earlier paper This Time is Different: A Panoramic View of Eight Centuries of Financial Crises. Their point, of course, is that the same thing...
Towards an Energy Standard of ''Local''
In other essays I presented data showing that small-scale, local farms aren''t always more energy efficient than larger-scale producers, but as far as energy used to distribute food local farms seem to have an advantage.
The Rolling Rebellion: People Declare Independence from Corporate Rule
For more than 10 years, Backbone Campaign has built, painted, sculpted, marched, organized, trained and occupied in the name of “human rights, thriving communities and ecological wellbeing.”
Facing The Looming Foreclosure Crisis
As the Fed runs out of bullets, local governments are stepping in.
Swales are simply ditches on contour (contour is a level line across the landscape), with the excavated soil from the ditch being placed downslope to form a berm.
Twenty-First-Century Energy Wars
Iraq, Syria, Nigeria, South Sudan, Ukraine, the East and South China Seas: wherever you look, the world is aflame with new or intensifying conflicts.
Review: The Market Gardener by Jean-Martin Fortier
For some years now, author and farmer Jean-Martin Fortier has lived rather comfortably with his family entirely off the proceeds of their market garden in Québec, Canada.
The Real Reasons behind the Nuclear Failure and what that means for Renewables
What are the lessons from the failed nuclear energy revolution?
Free Farmers, Food Liberty: Local Growers Declare Independence
Can real change take root in the aisles of a grocery store?
11 Affordable Housing Alternatives for City DwellersStories 1 - 10 of 2082
After World War II, white, middle-class Americans flocked to the suburbs from the city. Today, that trend is reversing.