Suggested Readings


Virtual Reading List


'Capitalism 3.0' by Peter Barnes

Post petroleum survival guide and cookbook by David Holmgren

The transition handbook by Rob Hopkins (Kinsale, Ireland)

 The Triple Bottom Line: How Today's Best-Run Companies Are Achieving Economic, Social and Environmental Success -- and How You Can Too by Andrew W. Savitz (Author), Karl Weber (Contributor)

 The Speed of Trust by Stephen Covey

 The Tyranny of Dead Ideas: Letting Go of the Old Ways of Thinking to Unleash a New Prosperity by Matt Miller

 Prosperity Ahead? By Art Goodtimes (can be accessed in Headwaters XX Full Report)

 Obama’s Heart and Soul Governance By: Jim Kent (can be accessed in Headwaters XX Full Report)      

Accountable: Making America as Good as Its Promise by Tavis Smiley (Author), Stephanie Robinson (Contributor)

 Hot, Flat, and Crowded : Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman

The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century (Further Updated and Expanded)  by Thomas L. Friedman

The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means by George Soros

The Age of Turbulence : Adventures in a New World  by Alan Greenspan

The Key to Happiness That No One -- Not Even the Happiness Gurus -- Are Discussing, by Frances Moore Lappe, YES! Magazine

 The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community?  By David Korten

 Six and Other Stories by Paolo Bacigalupi

 Aaron a. Abeyta

  • Rise, Do Not Be Afraid
  • As Orion Falls
  • Colcha

 Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy by D. N. Adams 

Dead Dry by S. Andrews

Foundation  - series by I. Asimov

The Teachings of Don Juan - A Yaqui Way of Knowledge by C. Castaneda

Welcome to Hard Times by E. L. Doctorow 

Dune – series by F. Herbert

Atlas Shrugged by A. Rand

High Wire by Peter Gosselin

The Sane Alternative: A Choice of Futures by J. Robertson

Van Jones: The Green Collar Economy

Dr. Vandana Shiva


Colorado Self Sufficiency Standard (PDF)