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How Jamaica Plain is Building Working-Class Leadership in the New Economy

How can potential leaders from underprivileged backgrounds tackle economic inequality and climate change when they spend most of their time trying to earn a decent living? Learn from community …
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Guía del movimiento de transición

Este libro es una invitación a explorar el porqué, el qué, el para qué y el cómo del proceso de transición hacia una vida más sostenible, justa y feliz. Una muestra de que vivimos en momentos de …
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building community resilience
Spanish
Transition

Earth Repair: A Grassroots Guide to Healing Toxic and Damaged Landscapes

Packed with valuable, firsthand information from visionaries in the field, Earth Repair empowers communities and individuals to take action and heal contaminated and damaged land.
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bioremediation
grassroots
mycoremediation
toxic landscapes

A New Alignment of Movements?

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alternative economics
Collaborative commons
the commons

The Lexicon of Sustainability

A multi platform project giving people the tools to live more sustainably by helping them understand the most basic terms and principles that will define the next economy. Books, films, art, pop-up shows...
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art as social change
Education
Local Food Shift
Sustainability

Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot

Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot (“OVER”) moves beyond insider debates and tired arguments (human numbers and overconsumption are both responsible for the crisis of population overshoot). Anchored by a series of provocative …

INHABIT: A Permaculture Perspective

INHABIT explores the many environmental issues facing us today and examines solutions that are being applied using the ecological design lens of permaculture. Focused mostly on the Northeastern and Midwestern regions of the United States, Inhabit …
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low impact living
permaculture

After Progress: Reason and Religion at the End of the Industrial Age

Progress is the God of the modern world; what happens when God is dead?
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decline of industrial civilization
religion of progress

Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels

Afterburn offers cutting-edge perspectives and insights that challenge conventional thinking about our present, our future, and the choices in our hands.
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building resilience
energy descent
limits to growth

Community Power: Decentralized Renewable Energy in California

A must read for anyone interested in the myriad of benefits (jobs, lower prices, energy security, sustainability, economic development) that can be derived from local decentralized electricity generation.
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Community energy
decentralized energy
Renewable Energy

Sustainable Economies Law Centre: eResource Libraries

Did you know that SELC has five free online legal resource libraries? Each eResource library is stocked with legal guidelines, FAQs, and templates to help navigate complex regulatory landscapes for urban farming, cooperatives, small and …
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cooperatives
coops
law
sharing economy
social enterprise
urban agriculture

Seeds of Time: The Movie

With a passion few possess, Cary set out to build the world’s first global seed vault – a seed collection on a scale larger than any other.
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climate change
seed banks
Seed Libraries
seed saving
sustainable agriculture

Re-Weaving Local: Transition Towns & Timebanking

This TeleSeminar with Marie Goodwin of Timebank Media and Transition Town Media, PA will help you imagine “the more beautiful world your heart tells you is possible” through the lens of both transition and time banking.
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alternative economics
timebanking
Transition

The Heretic's Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money

 'The Heretic's Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money' is a friendly guide to taking on the world's most powerful system.

Seed Libraries: And Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People

Whoever controls the seeds controls the food supply. By empowering communities to preserve and protect the genetic diversity of their harvest Seed Libraries is the first step towards reclaiming our self-reliance while enhancing food security and …
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seed diversity
Seed Libraries
seed saving

Self Organisation Beyond Hierachy: Effective Groups Training

A series of videos which explain the six areas of group life that need attention for a group to be healthy, effective and successful.
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Building Community
effective groups
working with groups

People, planet, power: towards a new social settlement

In this report we set out proposals for a new social settlement. It defends and builds on the best of Britain’s welfare state but calls for urgent changes, because there are new risks that threaten our well-being and our future: widening …
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alternative economics
people and planet
social settlement

Own the Change: Building Economic Democracy One Worker Co-op at a Time

A short, practical guide for those considering worker owned cooperatives.
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alternative economics
worker co-operatives

Perforando Más y Más - Resumen Ejecutivo

Este informe proporciona un análisis exhaustivo de los datos reales de producción de los siete principales campos de gas y petróleo de lutitas de los Estados Unidos.
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Fracking
US shale gas production
US tight oil production

Building Regenerative Communities: Strength in Collaboration

A Conversation and Resource Guide to assist community groups to shape vital conversations and discuss resource sharing to address community renewal.
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building resilient communities
effective groups

Building a Tiny House

The tiny house movement arose in the USA after many people lost their houses in the wake of the subprime mortgage scam. This particular design arose from my views regarding the drawbacks of living aboard a boat or a standard caravan, while …
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Housing
sustainable buildings
tiny house movement
tiny houses
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