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Doria Robinson on scaling up community resilience in the shadow of Chevron

Rob Hopkins    Jan 8, 2014  &/bsp;

When I was in the US in October I met Doria Robinson, Executive Director of Urban Tilth. Urban Tilth is a non-profit urban agriculture organisation in Richmond, California, in the … >>

Enemies of the State

Asher Miller    Jan 31, 2012  &/bsp;

Almost exactly nine years ago, opposition to the US invasion of Iraq was reaching a fever pitch. On February 15, 2003 millions of people around the world rallied to protest the inexorable march to … >>

A funny thing happened on the way to the occupation

Asher Miller    Nov 9, 2011  &/bsp;

Like so many others, we at Post Carbon Institute have watched the growth of the #Occupy movement with a mix of hope and curiosity. So a few weeks we  collaborated with filmmkaer Ben Zolno, … >>

Don't Occupy Wall Street, Ditch It!

Michael Shuman    Nov 7, 2011  &/bsp;

November 7, 2011 I personally support the spirit of Occupy Wall Street, especially the spotlight it has cast on the shocking level of inequality in our country. But the movement oddly conveys … >>

End-of-Growth Uprising Goes Global

Richard Heinberg    Oct 15, 2011  &/bsp;

It began in Tunisia and Egypt, then spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa. It spilled into Spain, Greece, and Ireland. It leapfrogged to Wall Street. And this past weekend it … >>

Is #OccupyWallStreet the Millennial Generation's WTO?

Daniel Lerch    Oct 14, 2011  &/bsp;

There are now tens of thousands of so-called Millenials who—for likely the first time ever—are having the life-changing experience of standing up and demanding change, of marching in the streets, of getting beat on and pepper-sprayed by the police, of getting misportrayed and villified by the media,... and of coming back and keeping at it, and seeing their actions pay off. ... >>

MEMO TO THE #OCCUPY MOVEMENT (A Post Growth Economy)

Richard Heinberg    Oct 5, 2011  &/bsp;

  Here’s a fact that's hard for most Americans to swallow: economic growth is over. Given the finite nature of our planet and its resources, the recent trend of global economic … >>

Global Youth Uprising: Dashed Hopes, Anger, and Realism

Richard Heinberg    Jun 20, 2011  &/bsp;

Media reports often fail to connect recurring demonstrations in Greece and Spain with those in the Middle East and North Africa (Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Bahrain). After all, the MENA … >>

Five Lessons from a Month in Hell

Asher Miller    Mar 22, 2011  &/bsp;

Leave it to the bombing campaign in Libya to remind us that the ongoing horror in Japan isn't the only thing to lose sleep over. Japan and the North Africa/Middle East region are each about five … >>

Tim DeChristopher: Taking a Leap and Pointing the Way

Bill McKibben    Mar 4, 2011  &/bsp;

Let's consider for a moment the targets the federal government chooses to make an example of. So far, no bankers have been charged, despite the unmitigated greed that nearly brought the world … >>