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resilient communities.

Flight Path -- On Reading David Fleming's 'Surviving the Future'

The man you might not know. And yet if you know anything about the Green Party, Tradable Energy Quotas, the Transition Movement, New Economics Foundation or the Soil Association you would have met his ideas and his vision many times.

Launching the Grassroots Directory!

The Grassroots Directory is a new source book that aims to showcase the most innovative, practical and exciting community-led projects in the UK.

Paris: the Untold Story

This is a report about COP21 that didn’t make the headlines...

Fermenting Change

Revived in workshops and community kitchens, fermentation has become one of the many “reskilling” projects taking place in grassroots cultures from Europe to the United States in response to economic and environmental drivers.

Building Grassroots Independent Journalism: The Real Media Network

In a similar way that UKUncut brought corporate tax dodging to public awareness and the Occupy movement the corrupt banking system, Real Media wants to expose the hyperreal, hostile nature of the press that distorts rather than reports on the reality we live in.

The Free Press Gang

For thousands of years artists and communicators have sung in the day, we've sung praises and lullabies, shared stories, and learned, through the art of writing, how to convey our thoughts and feelings across the globe...One of those stories is about the Transition movement...

Yarrow tea with Rosie

Activism and creativity lie the heart of Transition Initiatives. Most function as inspiration within traditional communities, but some of them also pioneer another way of being.

Seeing through a glass darkly - towards an aesthetic of uncivilisation

I want to ask: what are the arts of uncivilisation? What happens outside the gallery and the multiplex, what are the barbarian images that might liberate our vision, that bring us home?

Flight of the Butterflies

In many ways dystopias are easier to write than a realist fiction that can look at the awesome forces that are out of kilter on the earth.


Roots, Shoots and Seeds is a book about the local community food movement, set around the wide arable fields of East Anglia, following the tracks of the crops that grow in these clay and sandy soils, from barley to flax, from rapeseed to potatoes.