Aprovecho is a 40-acre center 15 miles south of Eugene, Oregon dedicated to researching and teaching sustainable living practices and green skills.
Rosie Kirincic works there with six other staff members. She lives with four of them on-site. Read more »
What do you call a lawyer who helps people share, cooperate, barter, foster local economies, and build sustainable communities?
That sounds like the beginning of a lawyer joke, but actually, it’s the beginning of new field of law practic. Read more »
This interview is cross-posted with permission from YES! Magazine.
Elinor Ostrom was an unusual choice for the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics. For one thing, she is the first woman to receive the prize. Her Ph.D. Read more »
The Biracy Project is "a social experiment in crowdfunded filmmaking." Like Hollywood studios, "we bring together brilliant people to make top-quality movies. Unlike studios, we’re run by fans, not a handful of executives. Read more »
It is much safer to be feared than loved, writes Niccolò Machiavelli in The Prince, his classic 16th-century treatise advocating manipulation and occasional cruelty as the best means to power. Read more »