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I'm involved in trying to start a new community radio station here (http://www.verinet.com/prfr) which when realized could be useful to the cause. I could possibly also be talked into helping related local activists.
Fort Collins has two intentional communities which may be appealing for Ishmaelites as a weak form of tribalism -- or at least a considerably less wasteful way to live.
I've found the following books useful: Eisler's "Chalice and the Blade" and "Sacred Pleasure", Mander's "In the Absence of the Sacred", Piercy's "Woman on the Edge of Time (SCI-FI).
B/Ishmaelites should be aware of the "voluntary simplicity" movement. One related book is "Your Money or Your Life" around which a local book study group was supposedly formed recently. Perhaps the library has more information?
A rather astounding PBS program (astounding for PBS these days anyway) recently aired called "Affluenza" which was about the failure of consumerism to make people happy. More info at www.pbs.org and www.affluenza.org