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Gardening in a Drought

Chris Martenson - April 13, 2015 - 12:57

An interesting gardening technique for drought prone areas from people who deal with extended droughts and dry conditions.

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Categories: Economics

How to Host a Seed Swap

Shareable Magazine - April 13, 2015 - 07:56

Seed swaps are great ways to learn about local seeds, build community around seed sharing, and show support for the Save Seed Sharing movement. Designed for gardening newbies and master gardeners alike, they provide people an opportunity to get seeds from other local growers and share seeds from their own harvest.

Categories: Economics

Daily Digest 4/13 - Corruption ‘Isn’t Just the Cost of Doing Business’, More Oil Moves By Rail

Chris Martenson - April 13, 2015 - 06:35
  • Corruption ‘Isn’t Just the Cost of Doing Business’
  • Working, but Needing Public Assistance Anyway
  • Common mistakes while bugging out
  • Nutritional Science Isn’t Very Scientific
  • Investing in You: Group urges student loan 'debt strike'
  • Bank Deposits No Longer Guaranteed By Austrian Government
  • More oil moves by rail, and it moves here
  • Six Vintage Pictures of Farmers Planting

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Categories: Economics

The Credit Commons: Better than Bitcoin

Matslats - April 12, 2015 - 13:57

This is just a few notes about why the Credit Commons design is better than bitcoin. This is not an article and is written for no particular audience, but it could be!

We have to thank Tom Greco for bringing the phrase 'Credit Commons' to our attention. It reminds us that everything which was common is being enclosed, and that the abstract, misunderstood and very simple thing, credit is the most critical to bring about a fairer and more sensible society.

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John Michael Greer: The God Of Technological Progress May Well Be Dead

Chris Martenson - April 12, 2015 - 11:49

As we often state here at Peak Prosperity, the narratives we hold are immensely important. The stories running our heads influence everything from our beliefs to our values to our actions.

Which is why it's so dangerous when a society clings onto a narrative that is no longer serving it well, a narrative divorced from reality.

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Categories: Economics

Daily Digest 4/11 - Middle Class But Feeling Economically Insecure, More Than Honey

Chris Martenson - April 11, 2015 - 08:24
  • Middle Class, but Feeling Economically Insecure
  • Why Brazil's megadrought is a Wall Street failure
  • Stingray spying: FBI's secret deal with police hides phone dragnet from courts
  • Cops and Robbers
  • CA suspends millions of licenses, issues huge fines for minor violations that keep people in poverty
  • Borderlands Food Bank: Cutting Food Waste At The Border
  • New Sea Drilling Rule Planned, 5 Years After BP Oil Spill
  • More Than Honey

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