Category: Economy

invitation to an exceptional event, 20 March

It is an evening with ‘Stoneleigh’, aka Nicole Foss, an international energy and finance expert, formerly a Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and director of an agri-energy association in Canada. Her talk at last year’s international Transition gathering was described by Shaun Chamberlin (author of Transition Timeline) like this: “As she spoke, the room was hushed and fiercely attentive, and you could see people absorbing the implications of what she said ….”

Peak Oil in the news

Please follow this link to read about Peak Oil in the news (or how some people have tried to keep it out of the news) http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/437079/how_a_22yearold_student_uncovered_peak_oil_fraud.html

Book: The Web of Debt

The Web of Debt. Ellen Hodgson. Third Millennium Press. “Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes its laws” Nathan Rothshild.1838....

Book: The Coming First World Debt Crisis

The Coming First World Debt Crisis. Ann Pettifor, Palgrave Macmilllan. This book was written in 2006 and is therefore prophetic. It comes from an author who was...

Book: The Upside of Down

The Upside of Down. Souvenir press, Thomas Homer-Dixon. Catastrophe, creativity and the renewal of civilisation. This book looks at past collapses of civilisations such as the Roman...

Book: The Hungry Spirit

The Hungry Spirit Charles Handy, Arrow A critique of capitalism and its empty promises, a secular book but summed up as “having the world but losing your...

Decentralised Economy – 3

Page 3 of 3 Economic Transformation The agricultural, industrial and trade policies of a socio-economic unit will have to be formulated according to the principles of decentralized...

Decentralised Economy – 2

Page 2 of 3 Prout’s Principles of Decentralized Economy The first principle of decentralized economy is that all the resources in a socio-economic unit should be controlled...

Decentralised Economy – 1

Page 1 of 3 The transition town action plan is on the one hand a way to face up to the twin threats of peak oil and...