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The morphing of the American character, part II

It is clear the American worker has become a commodity, interchangeable with workers around the world.

The U.S. economy is indeed shrinking

Businesses and consumers must learn to survive in a greatly reduced economic environment.

Creating jobs without destroying the environment

The U.S. must begin to deal with a shrinking economy and avoid further harm to the environment.

An activist warns but is anyone listening?

Writer and activist Bill McKibben is traveling the world in an effort to raise awareness of the alarming changes to the environment.

Are electric cars really the answer?

The administration is offering a $7,500 tax credit to boost sales of Nissan’s electric car, the Leaf – the latest desperate effort to keep our car culture alive and safe for posterity.

The true meaning of sustainability

Each community must work on a plan to prepare to sustain itself in the face of serious economic and environmental adversities.

Can we weather the energy descent?

The Genesis Farm in New Jersey is endeavoring to teach us how to decrease oil dependency while building resilience in the coming age.

Art imitates life, once again

“The Bank and Trust Show” at the People’s Bank and Trust building in White Plains is not an angry show as one might expect but a wry look at the misguided financial system and our own gullibility.

Time to stop giving off gas

With oil hovering near $111 a barrel a serious discussion about what happens when we can’t afford to drive our cars should be taking place.

U.S. oil supply in deep trouble

Had the U.S. taken the hint in the early 1970s and begun to make the switch to new energy sources when oil soared, we would be a bit more comfortable today.

A nation in downsizing mode

While the nation is clearly in down-size mode the administration and the corporate world continue to imagine that the economy can expand just like in the old days.

LEED goes nowhere

Builders face conflicting trends – continue to pile up vacant properties and empty office buildings, or rethink the building mania that has been the guiding principle for decades and only build sustainable structures?

Hope for a new Congress this year

Hoping for a new light to shine on Congress this year.

Thinking deeply about the cause and effect

The law of cause and effect is really what Karma is all about.

What’s the buzz on bees?

Essential link to the production of our food system is near collapse.