I teach self-reliance, the world’s most subversive practice. Bill Mollison

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“Workers have become so deeply indebted on their home mortgages, credit cards and other bank debt that they fear to strike or even to complain about working conditions. Losing work means missing payments on their monthly bills, enabling banks to jack up interest rates to levels that used to be deemed usurious. So debt peonage and unemployment loom on top of the wage slavery that was the main focus of class warfare a century ago.”

Michael Hudson writing on his website last week. You can read the whole piece here.

When I took my Permaculture Design Course at Panya Project a couple of years ago, what inspired me most was not what I learned, the setting, the buildings or anything else, it was rather the other students in the group.  Coming from different generations and different parts of the world, what they all had in common was a feeling that…

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