[ Episode #81 // Falling Empires ]

With its empire in decline, the United States is no longer the world's dominant superpower. Stuck in the idea of international control, it continues to maintain military reach at the expense of long-term economic health. Will the people of the US empire be able to regain democratic control over their communities as the political system fails? John Michael Greer returns in Extraenvironmentalist...

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[ XE Mixtape Volume 2 ]

At this time of cultural transformation, fundamental questions of human connectivity and education  are gaining importance in everyday life. In this mixtape, we overlay some music on the words of Jiddu Krishnamurti as he discusses the psychological changes needed to solve our global problems. Can we truly learn in a transformative manner? What has convinced us that we aren't part of a global system? Then,...

Green Wizardry in Water and Sanitation

By: Josh Kearns XE Episode #72 featured a discussion with author John Michael Greer on the topic of “Green Wizardry.” Green Wizardry is Greer’s term for a toolkit of low-cost, small-scale ecological technologies for meeting essential human needs. These “appropriate technologies”, which use predominantly limited and local resources, are intended to help people adapt to the “long descent”...

Extraenvironmentalist @ CommonBound

In June 2014, we took on our most ambitious live broadcast yet at the 2014 New Economy Coalition CommonBound conference. This was our first attempt at running a conference like a live temporary TV channel with original content and a larger broadcast team. Our setup involved three cameras on the main stage, one camera in an interview studio and a camera in two of the workshop rooms. The video looked...

[ Michael Pilarski // Running a Permaculture Farm...

Michael Pilarski talks about the economics of starting and running a Permaculture farm. Topics covered in this lecture range from labor to inputs, crop selection, weeds, and seed bank management. The talk is followed by an open questions and answers session. https://soundcloud.com/extraenvironmentalist/michael-pilarski-running-a // Recorded by Kevin at the 2012 Pacific Northwest Permaculture...


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