Aug
18
2019
Chris Smaje

The elephant in the room is capitalism. Maybe.

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Posted Aug 18 2019 by Chris Smaje of Small Farm Future
Chris Smaje argues the elephant in the room is capitalism

Chris Smaje of Vallis Veg and Small Farm Future shares his thoughts as to why the elephant in the room is capitalism. Maybe. It’s over to Chris from here…
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Aug
14
2019
Gary Parker

Top tips for tiny home living in a small timber building

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Posted Aug 14 2019 by Gary Parker of Loosehanger Oak
Tiny home living in the woods via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cabin-Like_Tiny_Home_in_the_Woods.jpg

Are you keen to downsize and downshift? Chris from Loosehanger Oak shares his top tips for tiny home living in a small timber building. Read more …

Aug
11
2019
Micky Metts

Networking small businesses and co-ops to replace corporations: Micky Metts on the new economy

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Posted Aug 11 2019 by Micky Metts of Agaric
We're talking about the new economy with Micky Metts of Agaric

This is part 2 of a conversation with Micky Metts of Agaric – a co-op in Boston, Massachusetts that provides online tools for other co-ops. Part 1 is here. I told Micky about some of the meetings and discussions we’ve been having in the UK with people working to build ‘new economy’ infrastructure, like community energy, housing, worker, land, platform, tech and even transport co-operatives, free software, community-supported agriculture, community land trusts, ‘commons’ etc. Read more …

Aug
7
2019
Ziggy

Shou sugi ban: preserving wood using fire with Ziggy of The Year of Mud

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Posted Aug 7 2019 by Ziggy  of The Year of Mud
Shou sugi ban: preserving wood with fire Japanese-style

Ziggy Liloia of The Year of Mud in Kentucky, USA, shares his how-to guide for shou sugi ban, preserving wood using fire as practised in traditional Japanese timber building. It’s a thing of beauty! Read more …

Aug
4
2019
Dave Darby

What’s the difference between capitalism and a free market?

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Posted Aug 4 2019 by Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org

People usually conflate the two, but I want to try to persuade (mainly the right) that capitalism is nothing like a free market, and (mainly the left) that there’s nothing wrong with a truly free market. Read more …

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