Posts Tagged ‘economy’

Approaching the Collapse: Don’t Panic, Go Organic

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So-called “business as usual” is neither sustainable, nor even possible, for much longer. Out-of-control energy corporations, Wall Street, the Pentagon, agribusiness/biotech corporations, and indentured politicians have driven us to the brink. They tell us: don’t worry; trust the experts, things will soon return to “normal.” But reality and common sense tell a different story. Read more:

Approaching the Collapse: Don’t Panic, Go Organic.

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Happiness: Woman Has Not Used Money In 15 Yrs

I have often wondered if we really need money and if the world would work better with out it.  I know this is a radical idea in our American Dream Get Rich Quick Instant Gratification Culture where we feel we need money to be happy.   But I have heard of people who live with very little or no money and through either a self sufficient lifestyle or a simplified lifestyle feel they are much happier than when they were in the “Rat Race.’  Now with our infinite growth paradigm starting to collapse it is wonderful to see pioneers such as this woman in Germany. What do you think? Can you see a way you could live without money or with much less?

Happiness: Woman Has Not Used Money In 15 Yrs.

msnbc video: Sticker shock: Food prices soaring

msnbc video: Sticker shock: Food prices soaring.

 

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32545640

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As The World Economy Crumbles What Do I Do?

The following link is a basic step 101 to being prepared in these times of uncertainty. With the economy struggling with it’s last breaths we have become more aware than ever of the fragile nature of our complex and highly interconnected life support systems. We depend so much on the modern conveniences of electricity, food at the grocery store, water at the tap and fuel at the gas pump for our mobility. What if these things break down? Not to mention the complexity of everything now dependent on computers and the internet. Having been a boy scout I am ever more respectful of the motto ‘Be Prepared.’ That is why I created this blog with lots of info and resources on things you can do to be prepared. I hope you find this blog and the following info useful in the times ahead.

COLLAPSE PREPARATION 101: A NEWBIE INTRODUCTION AND CHECKLIST

The Peak Oil Crisis: Reality On Hold | Falls Church News-Press Online

The Peak Oil Crisis: Reality On Hold | Falls Church News-Press Online.

AFP: World food prices rise 1% in June as sugar soars

AFP: World food prices rise 1% in June as sugar soars.

Supermarket landscape could be poised for shakeup if strike hits

Supermarket landscape could be poised for shakeup if strike hits.

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