Halfway Back to the Land

I recently finished Dona Brown’s Back to the Land: The Enduring Dream of Self-Sufficiency in Modern America, and I highly recommend it as an insightful history of the back-to-the-land movement in the United States.    I admit that I was initially skeptical of the back-to-the-land movement. My preconceived notions were that the back-to-the-landers came from… Continue reading Halfway Back to the Land

Environmental Actions and “American Values”

Over the past couple years, I have read through various books and papers to form my working ideas on community-led universal basic services and to create material for this site. These materials have covered topics ranging from degrowth to doughnut economics to community farming and so forth. While I have found much of this literature… Continue reading Environmental Actions and “American Values”