• February 11, 2017

    Resist? Oppose? 3 Lessons from Gandhi

    By Steven Saint Thomas For the past month, the streets of my town and most of the posts in my social media feed have been awash with resisting Preside...
  • Toby Hemenway
    January 22, 2017

    The Liberation of Toby Hemenway

    By Steven Saint Thomas When Toby Hemenway gave the keynote speech at last September’s North American Permaculture Convergence, I must admit I was a ...
  • December 1, 2016

    Migration By Design

    By Steven Saint Thomas There’s been a lot of talk about American progressives moving to Canada in the wake of Donald Trump’s election. It’s easy...
  • September 2, 2016

    Adventures in Permaculture: Transition W...

    “Adventures in Permaculture: Transition West Coast”   Our second documentary project, “Adventures in Permaculture: Transition W...
  • February 8, 2016

    The Death of Democracy: A Problem of Sca...

    By Steven Saint Thomas There’s a lot of talk about elections these days and the talk will continue until Nov. 8. From my observations, that’s what...

Resist? Oppose? 3 Lessons from Gandhi

By Steven Saint Thomas For the past month, the streets of my town and most of the posts in my social media feed have been awash with resisting President Donald…

Toby Hemenway

The Liberation of Toby Hemenway

By Steven Saint Thomas When Toby Hemenway gave the keynote speech at last September’s North American Permaculture Convergence, I must admit I was a bit perplexed. I found his talk,…

Migration By Design

By Steven Saint Thomas There’s been a lot of talk about American progressives moving to Canada in the wake of Donald Trump’s election. It’s easy to feel on the edge…

Adventures in Permaculture: Transition West Coast

“Adventures in Permaculture: Transition West Coast”   Our second documentary project, “Adventures in Permaculture: Transition West Coast,” premiered in September at the North American Permaculture Convergence in Hopland, Calif. The…

The Death of Democracy: A Problem of Scale

By Steven Saint Thomas There’s a lot of talk about elections these days and the talk will continue until Nov. 8. From my observations, that’s what elections are – talk….

The Collapse of 2040

By Steven Saint Thomas In 25 years, food riots will break out all over the world as the demand for food outpaces our ability to produce it – at least…

Adventures in Permaculture: Australia

“Adventures in Permaculture: Australia”   Ever feel like a modern-day Noah? You see the flood coming – and want to help build the boat? Like many in the environmental movement,…

Consensus and the Collaborative Paradigm

By Steven Saint Thomas We humans both compete and collaborate with great gusto. It’s typically one or the other, but both are instinctive. At any given moment we are either…

Permaculture design (begins and) ends with ‘us’

by Trudy Thomas The last weekend of Pikes Peak Permaculture’s 2015 Permaculture Design Certification class was exciting and nerve wracking – especially for me. While teams presented their designs to…

Reciprocity economic system of the future

by Trudy Thomas In a globalized economy, money flows in and out of the local community without so much as a goodbye. It comes from the outside and flows back…