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07/2023 posts

How to solve the money problem in a nutshell

Tom Greco of Beyond Money | 30-Jul-2023 | 2

This article from Tom Greco contains the basics of what you need to know about money, currency, credit and exchange. Read more

8 amazing benefits from street trees

Saoirse of Trees for Streets | 26-Jul-2023 | 0

Read about the importance of street trees and one group’s mission to make sure their role in our life is recognised. Read more

Stroud Commons 5: forming a ‘commoners’ group for each sector of the economy

Amrit Sachar of Stroud Commons | 23-Jul-2023 | 0

This is the latest in a series of articles documenting our group’s attempts to build the commons economy in Stroud, in a way that can be implemented in other towns, and connected together to build the foundations of a new, commons economy. It covers what we’ve done so far, and how people can get involved. Read more

Building back differently: peasant economics and heritage craft

Eloise Sentito of These Isles | 16-Jul-2023 | 5

If a fair share of the planet is a couple of ‘useful’ global hectares per individual, the planet could sustain about 10 billion people living primitively. Read more

An authoritarian world government is not going to save us

A growing question for environmentalists is the extent to which the existential threat we face means that countries and populations should be forced to reduce consumption, and hence whether an authoritarian politics is the best way to face the future. Read more

Conversation with Jem Bendell, part 2: how should we respond to the collapse of capitalism?

Jem Bendell of | 02-Jul-2023 | 0

This is the second part of a conversation between Dave Darby of and Jem Bendell, professor of sustainability leadership at the University of Cumbria, and author of the now famous 2018 Deep Adaptation paper that claimed that we’re on an inevitable path to civilisational collapse. Read more

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