Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:27:00 GMT(image)
Whither Earthland? The only certainty about the future is surprise, the one constant change
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:50:00 GMT(image)
...I want to broach some wider energy-related issues with the help of two acquaintances of this site, before narrowing the scope to agricultural energy in a future post.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:14:00 GMT(image)
The 'Great Acceleration' of economic activity in the past 60 years has led to a series of interlocking crises. Here's why a Great Deceleration is necessary for us "to live again with affection and beauty on this earth."
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:43:00 GMT(image)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has defied history.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:30:00 GMT(image)
In a country where politicians and other civic leaders constantly tell us that "every vote counts," we are about to see that not every vote does count.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:49:00 GMT(image)
It's hard to convey what the sharing movement is about without describing how it looks in practice.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:22 GMT(image)
I was able to interview Sofia Jannok to explore the connection between her music, the decolonisation of Sámi Indigenous land and of Europe, and the necessity of Indigenous rights and Indigenous peoples’ perspectives for all of humanity.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:57:01 GMT(image)
The information society promises to dematerialise society and make it more sustainable, but modern office and knowledge work has itself become a large and rapidly growing consumer of energy and other resources.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:10:00 GMT(image)
State representative Joyce McCreight never thought she would run for office.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:18:00 GMT(image)
I am moving slowly and deliberately and thinking about the world we need to build together, on a much larger scale.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:13:36 GMT(image)
Standing Rock is an unpredicted history lesson for all of us.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:37:00 GMT(image)
The election of Donald Trump reflects the unraveling of the centre-left across the West, and with it a fragile consensus on climate change.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:18:00 GMT(image)
Participatory budgeting is becoming increasingly popular, with more than 1,500 programs worldwide.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:52:00 GMT(image)
The mass protests across the United States in response to Donald Trump’s presidential election victory constitute a palpable and growing potential for the formation and constructive utilization of various anti-fascist fronts and coalitions.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:02:00 GMT(image)
In the previous post on Chaos, Havoc, and the American Abyss, we began a discussion about the work of Peter Pogany, and how it relates to the situation we now find ourselves in with the pending Trump administration here in the U.S.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:56:00 GMT(image)
But can any of us imagine how frustrating beyond words it must be for someone from a small island state or a drought-stricken African nation, a going-underwater Asian country, or a progressive Latin American nation to be at the annual two week-long COP 22 [Twenty-second meeting of the Conference of the Parties] meeting of the UNFCCC – the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – and not be able to do anything.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:36:00 GMT(image)
Artificial cooling and digital equipment are the main drivers behind the quickly growing energy use of modern office work.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:15:00 GMT(image) As people from around the country continue to converge in Standing Rock, and less than a week after police blasted water protectors with water cannons in freezing temperatures while gassing them in a confined space, the Army Corps of Engineers has lived up to a long-held tradition of the United States government — the displacement of Native peoples.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:39:00 GMT(image)
One of my favorite spots on our farm is not so much a destination as it is a place to pause along the way.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:50:00 GMT(image)
Both Trump and Brexit can be explained by the failure of mainstream political elites to address the pain inflicted on ordinary citizens in the neoliberal era.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 18:32:00 GMT(image)
Last year I cycled across North America, talking about degrowth to anyone who would listen and listening to whomever had something to say about it. Just mentioning it leads to dynamic and interesting conversations, especially among people previously unfamiliar with the concept.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:47:00 GMT(image)
Let us beat a retreat from the troubling politics of the real world and pay another visit to the Peasant’s Republic of Wessex, where all is sweet accord.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:27:00 GMT(image)
One of the major currents underlying 2016’s political turmoil in Europe and the United States, in fact, has been a sharp disagreement about the value of free trade.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:52:00 GMT(image)
I’m thankful this Thanksgiving that…
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:40:00 GMT(image)
In a "letter from Mondragon", recently published by on the Cincinnati Union Co-op Initiative (CUCI) website, Armin Isasti, makes some incisive and thought-provoking observations that I think we in the worker co-op movement would do well to consider.