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Getting by or going under at the end of the oil age.
Getting by or going under at the end of the oil age.

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Notice the term "low-information voters"...

"The truth is that oil drilling is currently at a fevered pitch in the U.S., and so are industry profits. But the GOP preys on low-information voters, claiming that President Obama is keeping gas prices high is a “fact” that most Fox News viewers or their Web visitors will not bother to double-check."

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Spring is coming. Need some tips on cleaning up your cleaning supplies?

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Last year, +NPR reported that a major insect pest, the corn rootworm, had "found a chink in the armor" of #GECrops. #GMOs #EPA Now, in a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released this week, 22 of the nation's top experts on corn pests lay out some of the implications of this discovery, and they are potentially profound.

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This sounded crazy at first, but then... yeah, still kind of crazy. Let's localize the food supply, and then we won't have to worry about having to engineer eatable packaging.

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What if the Fukushima nuclear disaster had happened in the US? The +NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) has produced a great map that demonstrates the fallout based on actual weather patterns.

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New Zoning for Urban Farms in Portland, OR

"The city’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is moving to amend this and is working on draft proposals that it says will regulate food production in the city and mitigate the impacts of food production within the city while nurturing small food ventures and urban farmers."
Brief story for this month's SE Examiner: new urban food production zoning for PDX. Comment period open until tomorrow. http://goo.gl/7oK1f

Read the Daily Culture Shift from +Life After the Collapse.

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A not-for-profit #economy? You bet. Organizations like Post Growth Institute are exploring new ideas that will allow people to create social prosperity without the need for economic growth. Are you ready?

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The apprehensiveness of #OWS organizers to work with #MGR initially seemed like a classic case of cutting off your nose to spite your face. Natasha Lennard provides a great deal of clarity to the issue in this +Salon piece.

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What happened to #Anonymous? It's actually better than fiction, you can't make this stuff up. The head of the snake drops dime.
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