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Living Off The Grid On Access Utah Monday

Off the grid, living without dependence
Nick Rosen

The grid is everywhere, sending power to the light switch on the wall and water to the faucet in the kitchen. But is it essential? Must we depend on it and the corporate and government infrastructure behind it? My guest on Monday’s AU is Nick Rosen, who has traveled the United States, spending time with all kinds of individuals and families striving to live their lives free from dependence on municipal power and amenities, and free from dependence on the government and its far-reaching tentacles.

Rosen’s book "Off the Grid: Inside the Movement for More Space, Less Government, and True Independence in Modern America" profiles millionaires and foreclosure victims, survivalists and environmentalists, retirees and marijuana growers, and ordinary families--all chasing their off-grid dreams. What about you? Have you ever thought about living off the grid? Perhaps you’re currently doing so? Why do it? Is it for political, economic, environmental or other reasons? How do you go off the grid? 

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