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It’s capitalism, stupid!

by Faramarz Farbod Global capitalism is the 800-pound gorilla. The twin ecological and economic crises, militarism, the rise of the surveillance state, and a dysfunctional political system can all be traced to its normal operations. We need a transformative politics … more

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The Sun

by Ken Burak Summer vacation with the family in Vermont. Rainy morning. Aha! Monopoly! I decide to teach my two girls – Hannah (7) and Dhara (5)—how to play. I figure it’s best for them to learn by playing. First … more

Posted in Banking & Financial, Capitalism, Cooperatives, Economic Classes, Economic Justice, Education for Sustainability, Schools & Learning, Sustainability & Business, Voices of the Valley |

Transition to Sustainability Without Marcellus Shale Gas

by Joris Rosse It is our fate to be saddled with feeling our way to an honorable transition from the failed market states to a possible new culture to be nurtured by the exhilarating renewal of an earlier eco wisdom paradigm. … more

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