RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Bushcraft’, Food For Free – By Paul Mobbs

Source – resilience.org “…Fifty years after its publication ‘Food for Free’ still stands as the progenitor of the modern preoccupation with wild food; but too often its radical message has been lost in the desire for that ‘wild’ consumer experience. Though added to by many similar books since, and more recently by practices such as ‘bushcraft’, it…

RESILIENT LIVING: The Food Shortage Solution in Your Own Backyard – By Ellen Brown

Source – ellenbrown.com “….Homegrown Food: Organic, Non-GMO, and No Fossil Fuels Required…Food travels 1,500 miles on average before it gets to your dinner table, and nutrients are lost in the process. Families who cannot afford the healthy but pricey organic food in the supermarket can grow their own” The Food Shortage Solution in Your Own Backyard –…

SCORCHED EARTH: Inflation, Scarcity & The Road To Survival – By Andrew Nikiforuk

Source – thetyee.ca “…We are now trapped in what I have called “the poverty of two narratives” that pits the business-as-usual crowd against the green transitionists. This supposed debate avoids unpleasant realities such as rising global consumption and growing rates of energy use in a finite world. Moreover, both groups believe unlimited economic growth is the only…

RETURN TO EDEN: ‘Food For Thought’, Live Simple & You Will Live Free

Source – wakeup-world.com “…His motto “Live simple and you will live free” summarizes his belief that happiness is not derived from money and possessions, but rather comes from the meaningful connections we make with others, and having a profound appreciation and respect for our planet’s natural resources and the life that exists within it” How…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘The Victory Garden’, Don’t Just Consume, Produce. Our Parents Did It, & So Can We – By Robert W Malone MD, MS

Source – rwmalonemd.substack.com “…The US National War Garden Commission was organized in 1917 by Mr. Pack, and within that same year the War Garden Campaign was launched. This campaign promoted the use of surplus private and public lands for small vegetable gardens. This program resulted in over five million gardens, and the value of the…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Living La Vida Local’, In Defense of Organic Farming – By Maria Hawthorne

Source – theorganicprepper.com “…Between fertilizer shortages, drought, shipping problems, and fuel shortages we face an ugly winter. And naturally, the technocratic class has been using this situation to bemoan the “Folly of Organic Farming,” as Bjorn Lomborg (same Bjorn?) called it in a recent Wall Street Journal editorial, pointing to the coming food crisis as…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Localization & Local Futures’, Alternative To The Authoritarian “New Normal”

Source – globalresearch.ca – “…Local Futures, founded by Helena Norberg-Hodge, urges us to imagine a very different world, one in which most of our food comes from nearby farmers who ensure food security year round and where the money we spend on everyday goods continues to recirculate in the local economy…Local Futures,..focuses on the need to…

RESILIENT LIVING: You Need To Be Thinking NOW About Bartering – By Marie Hawthorne

Source – naturalblaze.com “…Life will be harder for a while, and we need to move forward in that knowledge….Prepping isn’t living in fear. It’s the sober realization that modern life has been based on a complex network of supply chains and support systems that have not received necessary maintenance and are now approaching a collapse.…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Devil’s Pact’, Control What You Can – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com “…If we grow some of our own food in our yard or a community garden, this eliminates the entire dependency chain (with the understanding that all food requires fresh water, compost and fertilizer). We also control our exposure to toxic situations and people–situations and individuals who add corrosive, unproductive friction, waste and…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Conviviality’, The Alternative To The Administrative State – By Sinead Murphy

Source – brownstone.org “…Convivial communities are directly at odds with the hubs of growing dependency that have been revealed, by Covid at least, as the globalists’ vision for future democratic societies. Such communities foster not only the willingness but the capability to make do with what’s available in pursuit of purposes and by expenditure of…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Durability’, MN Gordon – Is Your Wealth Durable, Are You Swimming Naked?

Source – economicprism.com “…Durability is not merely a matter of size.  And money is not the definition of wealth. A man with $10 million can lose his riches just as easily as the man with $10,000.  There are countless pathways to ruin.  And they’re available to rich and poor alike. Throughout history, fortunes both great…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Walden Pond’, Thoreau’s Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy – By Samuel Alexander

Source – resilience.org “…This presentation gives an overview of Henry David Thoreau’s philosophy of sufficiency, which he developed and practised during his famous simple living experiment at Walden Pond (1845-47). Dr Alexander uses Thoreau’s life story to explore the question: How much is enough?” Thoreau’s Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy at Walden Pond (Part II of…

RESILIENT LIVING: Meet The Couple Who Live In A Self-Built ‘Clay’ Home & Haven’t Had To Pay Any Bills For Over 10 Years

Source – theepochtimes.com “…Bryce claims the reason their family is financially stable despite their lack of consistent income is their low-cost, self-sufficient lifestyle. We’ve worked out over the years that our annual living costs amount to approximately CA$15,000—and that’s with raising two kids,” he said. “We try to be as self-sufficient as possible, farming and harvesting…

RETURN TO EDEN: Putting Technology In Its Place – By Helena Norberg-Hodge

Source – resilience.org “…We are seeing increasing respect for indigenous wisdom and for women and for the feminine, and a growing appreciation for wild nature and for all things vernacular, handmade, artisanal, and local. There is also an emergence of alternative, ecological practices in every discipline: from natural medicine to natural building, from eco-psychology to…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘The Power Of Less’, Geopolitics & Degrowth – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com “…Conventional geopolitics is all about more: more military power, more sanctions, more coercion, more influence. The Geopolitics of Degrowth is all about the power of less: wasting less, consuming less, needing less from other nations, reducing dependence on rivals, reducing coercion and centralized over-reach” Geopolitics & Degrowth – By Charles Hugh Smith…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Learning From The Pandemic’, Lessons For Unnecessary Travel & Over-Consumption

Source – resilience.org “…For those trapped at home, we saw a flourishing of activities suited to making do with what you already have to hand….people at home turned to cooking and growing vegetables…flying patterns have changed permanently for some. These include many businesses, who realise that virtual platforms can work just as well for many types of…

RETURN TO EDEN: ‘Jail Break’, Freedom Exists Outside Society – By John Rappoport

Source – nomorefakenews.com “…As the worldwide freedom protests against COVID restrictions expand, I’m reminding people of a few basic truths—after decades of press and government brainwashing. Freedom, of course, is a natural fact, beyond the need for government permission. It exists outside the TERRITORY of government. No, we don’t live inside the government. The truth…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Grayscale’, Where There’s No Government – By Dmitry Orlov

Source – resilience.org “…As the process of governmental disintegration runs its course, alternative, unofficial forms of governance take its place rather quickly….where there is no law, there is custom and taboo that have the force of law and are upheld through judicious use of violence. Where there are no official authorities, unofficial ones spontaneously arise.…

TERRA NUOVA: ‘System Failure’, Leaving An Obsolete System Behind – By Kingsley L. Dennis 

Source – wakingtimes.com “…A new phase is emerging as the current phase is fragmenting; and like two stones thrown into a pond, they each create interference waves that clash….Although one phase has ended, there are those groups/agencies who have vested interests in maintaining this world, and they are desperately attempting to re-model it with a…

RETURN TO EDEN: ‘The Informal Economy’, Living Without ‘Machines’ – By Andrew Curry

Source – resilience.org “…The heart of the book, I’d say, is an exploration of what we recover, of those things we have lost, when living on the edges of late capitalist society….Although the definition of ‘technologies’ is deliberately imprecise, it generally covers anything powered by electricity (so: no internet; no mobile phone; no television; no…

RESILIENT LIVING: “Cyber-Gypsy’, How To Be A Digital Nomad

Source – locationindie.com “…Being a digital nomad usually means travelling light so you’ll want to get rid of junk and material things that don’t serve an important purpose in your life….Since you may be living in remote areas or countries without a strong infrastructure, you’ll also need to get creative when it comes to the…

RESILIENT LIVING: How Vulnerable Is Your Personal Supply Chain? – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com “…Americans consider abundance and ready availability as birthrights so basic they’re like the air we breathe. The idea that shelves could become bare and stay bare is incomprehensible. yet that is the world we’re entering, for a number of complex reasons” How Vulnerable Is Your Personal Supply Chain? How vulnerable is your…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Don’t Believe The Hype’, Less Really Is More – By Dr. Jason Hickel

Source – renegadeinc.com “…When you have a growth addicted capitalist economy that must perpetuate capital accumulation, then you have to sabotage, privatise and enclose. We, therefore, end up with a system where production is organised, not around meeting human needs, but where these needs are subordinated to the interests of capital. Degrowth calls for the…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Buy Nothing’, The Emerging Alt-Economy – By John Rubino

Source – dollarcollapse.com “…Free people have a way of self-organizing solutions to their problems, and one of the more inspiring examples is the ‘Buy Nothing Project,’  through which members give or lend unneeded things to their neighbors. Think Craigslist without the asking prices. Around two million Americans have joined related groups on FaceBook and elsewhere…

RESILIENT LIVING: The Era of Cheap Living is Over – By Jody Tishmack

Source – resilience.org “…As nations struggle to feed and shelter their people, as people flee failed, violent states, our leaders will be under increasing pressure to ‘fix’ what is wrong. The only way to fix our problems is to change our lifestyle. We need to buy less stuff, travel fewer miles, consume less resources, live…

GAIA RISING: Real Wealth Resides Under Our Feet – By David Korten (Archive)

Source – davidkorten.org – “…Could anything be of greater value to us than dark, rich soil teeming with microbiomes, worms and insects?…Humans lived nearly 200,000 years without money. No human has ever lived without soil” Real Wealth Resides Under Our Feet Soil, not money, is the source of wealth, and our economic system needs to…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘A City Boy Can (Possibly) Survive’, What Happens When The Disaster We’re Heading For Becomes Reality?

Source – theburningplatform.com “…The point of this article is to try and help y’all city folk get through the worst of it using some country-folk techniques that might in the end mean the difference between life and death. You see I, and my Trump-supporting rube brethren, realize there are plenty of good people trapped in…

RESILIENT LIVING: Ralph Nader On the Easiest Way to Harness Solar Energy

Source – scheerpost.com “…One use of solar that has not received enough attention is drying clothes with clotheslines or clothes racks. Before global warming and our climate crisis became a public concern, some local governments banned backyard clotheslines as community eyesores. Fortunately, 20 states have passed “Right to Dry Laws” that allow people to use…

RESILENT LIVING: ‘Energy Crisis = Food Crisis’, Grow Food & Build Local Food Systems Now!

Source – iceagefarmer.com “…It is time for us to all participate in a distributed food system — not one of centralized control — and there are many parts to play: from aquaponics, to rabbits, to chickens, ducks, and quail, to soil husbandry, to spirulina, to crickets and mealworms, to dry farming, to urban coops, to…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘The Rise of Phyles & Like-Minded Communities’, Why You Need To Find One Right Now

Source – internationalman.com “…I know this sounds like an outrageous thought. “Democracy” is almost like a secular god—you aren’t supposed to blaspheme against it. But, in fact, it’s degenerated into something akin to a scam to justify the ruling class and the elite. Sometimes, it’s no better than a mob rule. I believe people are…