The Great Strawberry Heist

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The thieves watched and observed from a safe distance, noting my movements 24/7, 365 days a year. They struck hard when opportunity presented itself and then disappeared, leaving only a trail of destruction and broken dreams. Hundreds of strawberry plants, leaves, roots and berries all disappeared within days, leaving only a bare patch of good… Read more »

The PRI Announces a Groundbreaking Global Partnership

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Editor’s Note: Recent discussions on this site have encouraged us to take this bold and exciting new step. Read on to find out more! The PRI are very happy to announce a game changing partnership. Continually looking for ways to spread its brand of permaculture to the mainstream, the PRI has been tirelessly working on… Read more »

Making the Case for the Genetically Modified Human

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If we fail to change trajectory, then perhaps we should be re-engineering the root cause of our problem — ourselves? It’s true that I’m well known for attacking the GMO industry, its industry financed scientists and their thus-incentivised reductionist ‘science’. I’ve expressed many times that GMOs are a "solution looking for a problem". We know… Read more »

Get Into Farming (video)

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The upsidedownness of our world really gets to me. The people doing the most critical work (like producing food and clothing) get paid the least, and the people busy producing crap we don’t really need at all get paid much more, and by an order of magnitude. Worse, the people who produce nothing at all,… Read more »

Imaginary Friends

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The weather forecasters used by the Daily Mail and other papers don’t appear to exist. by George Monbiot: journalist, author, academic and environmental and political activist, United Kingdom. The talented line-up of weather forecasters at ‘Positive Weather Solutions’ Click for larger view Earlier this month, I questioned the credentials of the alternative weather forecasters being… Read more »

Compliments of This Time of Year to All

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I wanted to send some sort of holiday greeting to our friends and readers, but it is difficult in today’s world to know exactly what to say without offending someone. So I met with my lawyer yesterday, and on advice I wish to say the following: Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, my… Read more »

A Design for Life

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Click for larger view Courtesy: Marc Roberts If I wasn’t so used to such oxymoronic statements, I’d have already fallen off my chair after reading the below quote — in either hysterical laughter, or hysterical despair. I am pleased to stand before you this morning and confirm that Europe is closer to resolving its financial… Read more »

Crashing Wall Street

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Click for larger view Courtesy: Marc Roberts What with the ongoing occupation of New York’s financial district, and City traders coming out from under their gilded rocks in full candour (see below) — Frank thought it about time to break out the D-locks and superglue again.