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A New Kind of New Year's Resolution

by: Sara on 01/05/2012
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Well, it is day five of a new year and I bet a few of us are struggling with our resolutions already (if we made any!) Today Deanna Duke, the author of the popular environmental blog, http://www.thecrunchychicken.com and the new book, The Non-Toxic Avenger, What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You, talks to us about a “new kind of resolution” …

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Guest Post - Albert Bates - Durban Dollars: Tck Tck Tck

by: EJ on 12/09/2011
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Albert Bates, author of The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change, posted this review of Creating Wealth: Growing Local Economies with Local Currencies by Gwendolyn Hallsmith and Bernard Lietaer on his blog, peaksurfer, on December 6th 2011.  It is reprinted here with permission.

 

"Money is only a means, not an end. Once we endow it …

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Occupy Our Homes movement declares a National Day of Action to Stop and Reverse Foreclosures

by: Sara on 12/07/2011
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Today’s guest blogger is Jessica Kellner, the editor of Natural Home and Garden magazine and the author of Housing Reclaimed, Sustainable Homes for Next to Nothing. Jessica is a passionate advocate of using architectural salvage to create aesthetically beautiful, low-cost housing and today offers us one more reason why!.

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Guest Post - Mary-Wynne Ashford - Tribute to Dr. Paul Eisenbarth

by: Heather on 11/24/2011
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This tribute to Dr. Paul Eisenbarth was passed along by Mary-Wynne Ashford, author of Enough Blood Shed: 101 Solutions to Violence, Terror and War. It originally appeared in Turning Point, the newsletter of Physicians for Global Survival. PGS is an organization of Canadian physicians who, because of their concern for global health, "are committed …

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Occupy Your Own Backyard

by: Sara on 11/22/2011
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Our guest blogger today is Deborah Niemann the author of Homegrown and Handmade, A Practical Guide to More Self- Reliant Living. Deborah is a homesteader, writer and self-sufficiency expert. Today Deborah talks about how even if you can't get out to an Occupy Movement near you, you can still stand up to Corporate America, starting in your own backyard!

Homegrown and Handmade is also the feature title in our book club this month,so with Thanksgiving and Christmas on there way the book club is a great place to talk to our Deborah directly and ask your questions about how to get back to basics and create your holiday from scratch!

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