Whatever happened to Alternative Tech?

Back in the Sixties and Seventies, the grassroots development community was afire with the buzzword "alternative tech". Creative compilations of elegant low tech solutions were being amassed by the Whole Earth Catalog in the US, the Center for Alternative Technology in the UK, and many other international organizations. It seemed we would soon enjoy an ever growing knowledge base and resource trove for community development workers around the world.

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-- Shakti Sundays --

Biweekly Eco-Festivals showing
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Typical moments during our first 14-show run
Born from our Shakti Caravan work
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