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New Swiss initative & interesting approach to the organisation of sustainable societies

Hi All A Swiss book outlines an interesting approach for the organisation of sustainable societies. An English summary of the book can be found here: It's all about potatoes and computers ...

Forum topic - nncita - Jun 15 2012 - 3:09am - 1 comment

Community

We're looking to communicate with other like-minded CM people who live in or near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  We're not the only ones, are we? Re: Community No, you're not... send me a PM. (General Discussion and ...

Forum topic - thc0655 - Nov 28 2010 - 12:18am - 1 comment

Thanksgiving is excellent!

What do you do when you're almost done doing everything? Yes, I know that's a pretty stupid question! But what if you're located in a wonderfully cohesive community, outside of all immediate negative societal outfall! ...

Forum topic - Bradford - Nov 10 2010 - 3:00am - 4 comments

western NY members

I would be interested in networking with others at CM who live in the western NY area.  I don't know if there are any like minded folks out here, but if there are, perhaps we can tip a beer or two. Doug Re: western NY members I ...

Forum topic - Doug - Sep 29 2010 - 8:18pm - 3 comments

"areas best suited to survive" resources?

Hello all, I have recently joined and am enjoying all the good information.  That said, I was hoping for some help with a search I have embarked on recently. I am looking for a new place to live.  Somewhere that fosters the movement back to the ...

Forum topic - Kavi - Aug 5 2010 - 5:05pm - 7 comments

Western Mass members

I live in Franklin County and would be glad to meet like-minded people who are interested in building/sharing their resiliency skills and experiences in preparing for a new, more hands-on way of life. Send me a private message if you're interested, ...

Forum topic - kwalter - Jul 22 2010 - 5:20pm - 3 comments

One Solution: Small DEBT FREE Communities

Solving the problem of our debt based, consumer driven society obviously requires some thought, and like all CM readers, I have been pondering too.  One thing that strikes me is that “the system” is structured to suck people in to consuming right ...

Forum topic - Amanda V - Jun 5 2010 - 5:49am - 21 comments

Michael Ruppert Must-See Interview 5/13/10

Ran across this video, and thought it should be shared on the CM blog.  Michael Ruppert gave this talk in Burlington, Vermont on May 13, 2010.  It's over an hour, and worth it.  He covers peak oil, collapse, and other topics. ...

Forum topic - elsur - May 23 2010 - 10:15pm - 5 comments

The Definitive Commnity, Complementary and Alternative Currency thread

Hi everyone, I thought it was time for a definitive community currency thread to include all and any types of systems around which benefit communities of any scale. To include the theory and the practice. I will start off offering this list of ...

Forum topic - Crash - Mar 19 2010 - 7:00pm - 5 comments

Intentional "Sustainability Communities": An idea whose time has come?

This thread was prompted by a tongue-in-cheek comment Davos made in the Daily Digest commentary to the effect that CM.com'ers might get together and buy one of the islands Greece may be selling. While I don't think that everyone up and moving ...

Forum topic - Erik T. - Mar 7 2010 - 2:46am - 19 comments

The Book of Eli / Community (of course!)

Hey gang -- I was supposed to be on vacation right now, but yesterday my wife suddenly developed vertigo ("Hey sweetie, if you didn't want to go away, you just had to say so!") and we couldn't fly.  So, faced with an unexpected ...

Forum topic - SagerXX - Feb 18 2010 - 9:44pm - 7 comments

Wall St and the Bankruptcy of America

Excerpt from an article talking about the 1st E of the CC... http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/19918 Quote: Supposedly Wall Street is responsible for making the United States the wealthiest country in the world.  Yet, if ...

Forum topic - strabes - Feb 13 2010 - 5:17pm - 15 comments

Slow Money

Please be aware of the new discussion I put in the public area: http://www.peakprosperity.com/forum/slow-money-alliance-conference-call-discussion-2310/34623 Hugs ... dons (community, slow money, Notice) Please be aware of the ...

Forum topic - dps - Jun 15 2012 - 3:38am - 0 comments

Promoting local food security... it can be done!

This is a website here in Australia I have been assisting to put together. (still under construction and LOTS more to do!) http://www.communityharvest.org.au/ The Community Harvest Project was started by just two women a couple of years ago. ...

Forum topic - rowmat - Jun 15 2012 - 3:39am - 3 comments

I'm outta here...

Well after being an avid CM poster for the past year, I'm bugging out. Simple reason, there's nothing here that I can't get anywhere else, with less repetitious BS, hysteria and boredom. Which leads to frustration and irritation that ...

Forum topic - Gungnir - Jan 19 2010 - 6:48pm - 40 comments

TPUC - The People's United Community

Hi there, I have been following events at www.tpuc.org recently, was wondering if anybody else has heard of them. If not check them out. The catch phrase is "Lawful Rebellion". I would welcome any member's comments about TPUC ...

Forum topic - Crash - Dec 3 2009 - 3:17pm - 2 comments

Members Sound Off and Introduce Yourselves

I'm hoping that it is OK with the staff if I take this initiative and request that CM.com members stop by here and introduce yourselves. Perhaps tell us a little about yourselves and why you are here, what brought you here, and what your plans, ...

Forum topic - Morpheus - Nov 22 2009 - 1:49am - 13 comments

next steps thread.....

Hi gang.  This is my first attempt at starting a discussion thread.  It is designed to get a discussion off the Definitive Firearms Thread and onto its own space.  I hope it is worthy..... Some of the denizens of the DFT have gotten a bit miffed ...

Forum topic - thatchmo - Oct 31 2009 - 3:56am - 3 comments

Consolidated List of Links to Existing Preparation Threads

In hindsight, this probably deserved its own thread. By no means a complete list, but a good start. Agriculture/Permaculture:    http://www.peakprosperity.com/forum/definitive-agriculturepermaculture-thread/15715 Community Building:  ...

Forum topic - Dogs_In_A_Pile - Jun 15 2012 - 3:52am - 25 comments

Building community: work parties

After almost a year of meeting monthly to watch the Crash Course and discuss the Three Es, it became clear that our group was ready to do something other than talk about the challenges we're facing.  We decided to restructure our group into a ...

Forum topic - switters - Aug 8 2009 - 9:34pm - 7 comments