Alternatives

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Review: The Economics of Happiness

February 3, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
Review: The Economics of Happiness

People throughout the developed world as well as larger parts of the developing world, such as China and India, are being bombarded daily with messages from politicians and pundits saying that the only solution to economic crises is further economic growth. Indeed, economic growth is seen as the most important thing in the world,...Read more »

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The Economics of Happiness

February 3, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

Localization can repair the economic and social wreckage wrought by globalization and bring greater happiness, through community. So say sages and activists on six continents, in a new film. In this interview, Helena Norberg-Hodge explains her film, The Economics of Happiness http://theeconomicsofhappiness.org/ . This interview was aired on WINGS – Women’s International News Gathering...Read more »

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Money, incentives and optimization of resources: Questions asked and answered.

January 31, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

  A gentleman on Facebook who uses the title King of Paupers as part of his username, recently posed some questions to me about the abolition of money in a comment he made to a post about the documentary “Ethos”. Here are his questions and my answers. I did not address his mathematical formula because...Read more »

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Open letter to CollapseNet and all other groups of a survivalist orientation

January 27, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

The following is a letter I wrote to the administrator of CollapseNet, but the message applies to other groups. I believe we are headed toward even more difficult times, but there are different ways to approach the problem. I have made a choice in the matter of which way to focus my attention and...Read more »

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Sustainable Economies Law Center

December 23, 2010
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

Sustainable Economies Law Center Janelle Orsi of SELC sent me a 9 minute video that sums up what her organization does. SELC is a great tool for building a new economy to replace what is now (thankfully) collapsing. Check it out! Read more »

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David Ellerman – Abolish Human Rentals

November 26, 2010
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
David Ellerman – Abolish Human Rentals

David Ellerman – Abolish Human Rentals The only difference between slavery and wage work is the length of the contract. Ever hear or use the term “wage-slave”? The links here are to a You Tube Playlist. Each part is about 10 minutes long. Thanks to Mike Leung of the web site Abolish Human Rentals for this. David...Read more »

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Journalistic Objectivity and Economic Stories

November 19, 2010
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

Text of Speech at Indymedia Conference – Nov. 13, 2010 By Kéllia Ramares Hello, I’m Kéllia Ramares. Thank you for having me, and Happy Anniversary, Indymedia. Objectivity does not exist, in journalism or in any other sphere. That is what quantum physicists have been telling us now for nearly a century. The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle tells us...Read more »

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A Circle of Gifts

November 6, 2010
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
A Circle of Gifts

By Charles Eisenstein 11.01.10, 12:37pm (A stone circle in Wales, via Wikicommons) Wherever I go and ask people what is missing from their lives, the most common answer (if they are not impoverished or seriously ill) is "community." What happened to community, and why don’t we have it any more? There are many reasons –...Read more »

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GOD ON THE TABLE: Attempting A Useful Discussion of Mankind’s Spiritual Future

November 1, 2010
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

by Michael C. Ruppert © Copyright 2010, CollapseNet, Inc.  Please Distribute Widely November 1, 2010 – Arguably, the cause of the collapse of human industrial civilization has been a fundamental disconnect in consciousness that has led humankind to tell itself that it is exempt from the laws of physics and nature – that infinite growth is possible...Read more »

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Peter Coyote on The Free Store

October 1, 2010
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

Peter Coyote on The Free Store It is time for the ideas that lead to the creation of The Free Store as a three-year art project in the 1960′s to become the permanent basis of  our society.  Click the link and learn more.  It takes less than 5 minutes. Read more »

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