The DOM index

There’s no better evidence that the stock market has no connection to the lives of Americans than the fact that the Dow has been tanking of late.  As of the close on 9/9/11 it’s down about 14% over  2 months.  But in that time it’s gone down, then up, and down, and down some more, … Continue Reading

networking appropriate tech (part 1)

So suppose that, for a variety of reasons laid out here and elsewhere, we’re looking at a low-energy future.  And suppose that we want to avoid the fallacy that Sharon Astyk calls the Klingon/Cylon dilemma, or what John Michael Greer calls the narrative of apocalypse.  What do we do?  That is, what’s a productive way … Continue Reading