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Anima Mundi - permaculture, peak oil, climate change and the Gaia theory

Watch Anima Mundi free for a short time only. Anima Mundi - Permaculture, Peak Oil, Climate Change and the the Gaia theory starring Vandana Shiva Seed, Noam Chomsky, David Holmgren (permaculture), Michael C. Ruppert, Michael Reynolds (earth ships), ...

Forum topic - United Natures - Jun 29 2013 - 10:58pm - 1 comment

United Natures - a United Nations of all species

United Natures - a United Nations of all species Documentary movie on the Rights of Mother Earth and permaculture of the inner landscape. Featuring a stellar international cast of top environmental thinkers and doers including Vandana Shiva, ...

Forum topic - United Natures - Jan 16 2013 - 8:40am - 0 comments

Fiscal Conniptions

With the impending "fiscal cliff" upon us, there seems to be fresh worry and general gnashing of teeth over the economy again.  At times like this, I think it is especially good to step back and look at the bigger picture. Keep in mind ...

Forum topic - grondeau - Dec 4 2012 - 10:56pm - 1 comment

Ted Trainer and the Simpler Way

Here's the Editors note from this well written article From The Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. It covers the big picture of our prediciment... much in line with what Chris teaches. It would be interesting to have Chris interview Ted ...

Forum topic - mainebob - Jun 4 2012 - 11:02pm - 1 comment

An Open versus Closed Civilization

Here's a video series I recently created that might be of interest to the CM community: The Supreme Ordeal, an Open vs. Closed Civilization, is a three-act presentation describing the closed, dominator civilization that we've been living ...

Forum topic - trwiley - Jun 15 2012 - 2:45am - 4 comments

The Myth of Crony Capitalism

.........."Once a pickle, never a cucumber again".... Thrown about with much authority these days is the claim that our predicament is the result of certain anomalies, aberrant behavior, and a collection of lapses in moral principle and ...

Forum topic - darbikrash - Apr 11 2012 - 1:29pm - 76 comments

Dear Ayn Rand

I posted often in the past about my distain for Ayn Rand and her theories - for that matter those who follow her lead, especially those in positions of power that enable policies to be adopted by our government. The following link is to an article ...

Forum topic - jpitre - Mar 27 2012 - 4:52pm - 26 comments

Chris Hedges Interview

Clocking in at 3 solid hours this is an investment few are likely to make. But, at the same time,  those of us here at CM that believe that careful thought and nuance are needed in these difficult times,  it is a worthwhile investment.  I, by far, ...

Forum topic - land2341 - Jan 3 2012 - 2:37pm - 8 comments

Wealth and Inequality – Pareto, Gini and Contingency

The nature of inequality is a topic that is getting a lot of attention these days.  It's worth taking a careful look at how inequality arises in our economy.  In fact, inequality is built into capitalism and it perpetuates itself, steadily ...

Forum topic - grondeau - Jan 1 2012 - 4:09pm - 7 comments

Anima Mundi - new permaculture and peak oil documentary

Anima Mundi - new documentary on permaculture, peak oil, climate change and Gaia science and spirituality. www.animamundimovie.com Featuring David Holmgren (co-founder of permaculture), Michael C Ruppert, Vandana Shiva, John Seed, Michael ...

Forum topic - United Natures - Dec 19 2011 - 10:29am - 0 comments

Young "Warren Buffet" Says Buy Guns and Gold!

www.youtube.com/watch This guy is good. He mentioned that he has a share in a ranch / farm - does anyone know where you can find these types of opportunities? (No subject) ...

Forum topic - paranoid - Nov 27 2011 - 3:40pm - 7 comments

The Next Economic Crisis

It is becoming clear that the Europeans will not get it together to save the Euro and avoid a major debt crisis.  I guess we can hope that the   next  major crisis intervention meeting will produce results that prop things up for more than ...

Forum topic - grondeau - Oct 31 2011 - 12:00pm - 7 comments

Debt Distraction

It's time for some perspective on all the talk about too much debt and the need to balance budgets that seems to have gripped our political discourse recently.  Debt was not always the pariah that it has become, and for good reason.  Most of us ...

Forum topic - grondeau - Sep 13 2011 - 1:20pm - 13 comments

Denomination of Cash Flow (money exchanged/time) as if it were just Cash (A good idea?)

What if our economic activities could be governed by exchanging cash flow instead of cash? Basically, what I am saying is why not trade allowances, salary, rent, cashflow, and other types of asset flows in exchange for services rendered for ...

Forum topic - kmarinas86 - Aug 25 2011 - 7:57pm - 18 comments

Oil refining capacity growing?

This makes no sense to me.  With the countries that are in turmoil are countries trying to protect their own ability to refine?  What do they expect to refine if those countries that produce the oil remain in turmoil??  The East Coast of US has another ...

Forum topic - land2341 - Jun 19 2011 - 5:03pm - 3 comments

Consequences of the development of a social truth

There is no such thing as truth.  There are no such things as facts.  In every case what we believe is a social truth.  We agree that it is true and we all behave accordingly.  Green pieces of paper have value,  paint on the road means I drive on this ...

Forum topic - land2341 - Jun 17 2011 - 1:36pm - 13 comments

The Middle Class Monotony

I'll be honest, I wanted to come on here so that I can promote my album called Middle Class Monotony but as I'm reading through some of the posts and the mission of the site, I realize we have a lot of common points. I consider myself part of ...

Forum topic - AA.ron - Jun 2 2011 - 10:43pm - 0 comments

Warren Mosler, "Seven Deadly Innocent Frauds of Economic Policy."

I read this online book this weekend: http://moslereconomics.com/wp-content/powerpoints/7DIF.pdf Bearing in mind I am in NZ and don't know the local politics involved I was wondering how Mosler's thesis stands up to reality It ...

Forum topic - avowkind - Feb 20 2011 - 1:20pm - 6 comments

Jeff Rubin - How peak oil will re-shape the future...

Less apocalyptic than Kunstler, more sanguine and practical...  but then he's an economist not a writer... *grin* A persuasive vision of the forces and themes that expensive oil will bring into play... quite a few great one liners... ...

Forum topic - plato1965 - Jun 15 2012 - 3:09am - 1 comment

How to cure inflation featuring Milton Friedman

The topics are on the right side of the page. Jon http://marcfaberchannel.blogspot.com/ Re: How to cure inflation featuring Milton Friedman I have spent an enormous amount of time over the last few years studying economics and ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Dec 26 2010 - 3:29pm - 1 comment