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A good friend of mine just told me about a book called Radical Homemakers .
Philanthropy seems to be on the rise in Sweden, with wealthy entrepreneurs giving away their fortunes and a newly established Swedish Philanthropic Forum.
Source: Action Foresight
Academy graduate Duuvy Jester, with a crew of dedicated humans have successfully brought Australia's first Earthship to waterproof and lock up stage! So now Duuvy is travelling down the east coast of Australia to share the experience through a bunch of engaging, entertaining and informative talks. Learn all about Earthships and their application to the diverse Australian environment.
The Occupy movement is beginning to discover the commons, and the result could be a rich and productive collaboration.
= A Rotating Savings and Credit Association or ROSCA is a group of individuals who agree to meet for a defined period of time in order to save and borrow together
= In a dematerialized economy, sharing is better than owning!! The above is the thesis of an interesting thoughtpiece by Kevin Kelly.
The simplification and decentralization of complex societies in the context of a global uprising scenario“Thousands of human cultures have flourished throughout the human past, but there have been only about 24 civilizations.
February 15, 2012 | by Jay Walljasper
In 2011 I was involved in a year-long conversation with a group of active, insightful, and seasoned community builders. I recently wrote a piece on what I thought I heard and learned in our conversations and want to share that written piece with the readers of my “Nurturing Our Taro Patches” column in The Paradise Post . Communities are essential to the fulfillment of human life in any geographical place or in any social sphere.
Many of us want to add resilience to the communities we currently live in. We don’t want to move.
Blueprint for a synergetic society Welcome to HoloWorld! HoloWorld is a hypothetical society that is scalable to any size, from a size of one family to the size of a whole planet.