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Elderly Man Evicted from His Land for Living off the Grid

By Rady Ananda

July 1, 2011 UPDATE: UK family living off the grid evicted from their own land

CLASS WAR FILES: On Nov. 30, the Madison County (Indiana) Planning Commission evicted a 72-year-old man from his 38 acres, reported  Wish TV. County Prosecutor Thomas Broderick says the Alexandria resident, Richard L. Thompson, broke all kinds of laws — no electricity, no septic system, no running water, and (lions and tigers and bears!) he lived in a camper on land he bought from his parents.

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Off the Grid: Not A How-to, But a Why-To (Book Review)

By Lloyd Alter
TreeHugger

Nick Rosen’s book Off The Grid is subtitled Inside the Movement for More Space, Less Government and True Independence in Modern America. That subtitle is important; this book is not about how you connect the red wire and the black wire. Instead, it is about how you connect to the people who do it.

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I live without cash – and I manage just fine

Armed with a caravan, solar laptop and toothpaste made from washed-up cuttlefish bones, Mark Boyle gave up using cash

Mark-BoyleBy Mark Boyle

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