North Korea & Cuba: Peak Oil Preview
by Dale Wen
The 1990 Soviet collapse cut oil supplies to two countries, disrupting food production. One successfully moved to post-petroleum agriculture, and one failed to. Here’s why.
Book Review- Sustainable Agriculture & Resistance
It Takes Energy to Make Energy
Can Soap Operas Save the World?
by Carol Estes
Radio and television can whip up ethnic and religious hate. Can they also whip up understanding?
Learning to be Culturally Proficient
The Great Turning as Compass and Lens
by Joanna Macy
What does it mean to be alive at a time of profound change? The lens of the Great Turning helps us see our part in this historic shift. The compass shows us the direction.
Poem: hieroglyphic stairway
Alternatives to a Wall
by O.A. Chacón, A. Shannon & S. Anderson
First they passed NAFTA. Then CAFTA. Now Congress is taking up legislation to criminalize those displaced by these trade policies. No wonder people are in the streets.
Inviting Immigrants Out of the Shadows
In Iraq: A place to be Human, First
by Bill Weinberg
They don’t like the occupation or the militias, and they aren’t signing up for any political or religious faction. Instead, these Iraqis are claiming the space to live with their neighbors in peace.