Competition may seem like one of history’s motivators to greatness, but a new book argues that competition is natural for neither humans nor other life forms.
Type two diabetes, chronic fatigue, lupus and arthritis continue to spread despite new drugs and treatments. A new book says that the modern diet may be at fault.
Mark Boyle, known as “the Moneyless Man,” lived without cash for three years. His latest book tries to convince the rest of us that doing the same isn’t that hard.
Taking serious action against climate change may be less about Obama getting around Congress than about citizens getting around their own egoism and finding empathy.
Not everything in 1890s America was better than today — just food, shelter and clothing. And the economy too. Now, all could be models of resilience for the future.
The end of cheap oil and high transportation costs, long predicted by peak oilers, could finally make Chinese imports more expensive than Made in the USA in 2013.
India has a lesson for the world as it hurtles down the path of globalization. Will it sell its soul for a mess of consumer goods or return to its village roots?
To fight climate change and deal with peak oil and economic collapse, we don’t need more progress. W\e need is to save what works. And that means being Conservative.
Wendell Berry brings his Jeffersonian agrarian critique of industrial America straight into downtown in ‘What Matters? Economics for a Renewed Commonwealth.’