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November 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Economics 095, or, Contribution to the Preface to the End of "Economics."

In Transition and Peak Oil circles, lately the talk has included more and more reflection on economics and the likely end of the growth our economic system depends upon. The reasons for this increase in discourse are fairly apparent. Although Martensen, Heinberg, Kunstler, and McKibben…


Added by Erik Lindberg on November 22, 2010 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Basic Self Evident Truths.

In the interest of having a sane society and saving money and time I write these with the goal that from this writing we need not study any of these truths again

but can keep them in mind as self evident. Our government,

Universities and Nonprofits can save Millions of dollars, now that these

basic truths have been stated. We can hold our communities, governments and corporations accountable

and we can put the money we are…


Added by Sarah Moore on November 12, 2010 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Peak Fantasy

I’m going to begin by admitting to a questionable wish that, I believe, others may nevertheless also share: I wish for the coming of Peak Oil. The sooner, the better. Let’s get on with it. Enough of all this practice: when will it be game-time?

In more reflective moments, or at least ones in which I focus on the practical aspects and likely consequences of Peak Oil, I am able to remind myself that my life, and those of my friends and family, are pretty safe and secure right now, and… Continue

Added by Erik Lindberg on November 3, 2010 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Transition Farming Network

I received a request to post this information to the ning site; I'm grateful to be of service.

I noticed there was some interest in finding local farms that are, or might like to be, involved in Transition-related activities. This is a list of Farm directories that support alternative agricultural practices; when possible I put in links

to direct searches for Wisconsin and/or Milwaukee. If there’s a -WI- or a… Continue

Added by Jack Driscoll on November 1, 2010 at 4:41pm — No Comments

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