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Reality TV’s “Stories of Stuff”

Posted September 8, 2011

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If you’ve missed reality shows like Pawn Stars, Storage Wars, and American Pickers, then you’ve missed a fascinating front in the expanding “new economy.”

Five Fun Food Facts

Posted August 22, 2011

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By Eliana Golding Resilience Circles Intern, Summer 2011 Did you know? Over 1/3 of the added sugars that Americans consume are from sweetened carbonated beverages (i.e., soda). Americans consume only about half of the recommended daily intake of fruits and vegetables. Americans also consume 2.5 times as much fat per day as is recommended. “Once […]

A “Consumer Fast,” by Kitty Bownass

Posted August 10, 2011

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How has it been to spend less money? My very first feeling was one of relief! I do not have to keep alert to ads for things to buy!

Debt Ceiling Debate Got You Down? A Small Group Can Help.

Posted July 26, 2011

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Spending seven session sessions with your circle won’t fix the national budget, or even necessarily balance your personal budget. But a small group helps us create a holistic vision for the future.

August 6 – Providence RI Workshop: Resilience Circles and Time Banking

Posted July 23, 2011

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“Resilience Circles” are small groups of 10 – 20 people that help strengthen community ties during this time of economic and ecological challenges.

August 16 – Webinar: How to Organize a Resilience Circle

Posted July 18, 2011

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Please join us for an interactive online webinar about tips for organizing a Resilience Circle or Common Security Club. As you know, Resilience Circles are a small group approach to building individual and community resilience during difficult economic times. We’ll talk about how to start a circle for your community or congregation, including: – finding […]