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Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything

Created by Becky Bond and Zack Exley

Lessons from the groundbreaking grassroots campaign that helped launch a new political revolution
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Politics
community organizing
American politics
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Webinar: Increase your inspiration, participation, impact and funding while having more fun

Faced with a confluence of crises, how can we truly unleash the power of community to create more just, resilient and thriving people and places? What practices and tools can we employ to inspire volunteers, create effective partnerships and …
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Building Community
resilient neighborhoods
building community resilience

After the Spill

Filmmaker Jon Bowermaster's new documentary, 'AFTER THE SPILL' is a follow-up to his 2010 release, 'SOLA: Louisiana Water Stories,' and investigates how the oil and gas industry has dominated Louisiana politics and is largely responsible for the …
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Pollution
oil spills
Deepwater Horizon

The New Better Off: Reinventing the American Dream

The New Better Off puts a name to the growing American phenomenon of rejecting the traditional dream of a 9-to-5 job, home ownership, and a nuclear family structure—and illuminates the alternate ways Americans are seeking happiness and …
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alternative economics

The Farmer's Office

Tools, Tips, and Templates to Successfully Manage a Growing Farm Business
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Business
farming

Street Farm: Growing Food, Jobs, and Hope on the Urban Frontier

Street Farm is the inspirational account of residents in the notorious Low Track in Vancouver, British Columbia—one of the worst urban slums in North America—who joined together to create an urban farm as a means of addressing the …
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building a resilient food system
urban food production

Dark Mountain Issue 10: Uncivilised Poetics

Uncivilised Poetics is woven together to highlight the essential, relational nature of co-existence. Both written and spoken work is gathered to reflect (on) the relationship between species; between genres; between oral and literate, and between …
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nature
poetry

Creating Good City Economies in the UK

The way we organise our economy underpins every aspect of how we live our lives and how our communities function. Going into this project, we were excited to explore what new ideas are being tested and demonstrated in …
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alternative economy

Creating a Climate for Change: Communicating Climate Change and Facilitating Social Change

The need for effective communication, public outreach and education to increase support for policy, collective action and behaviour change is ever present, and is perhaps most pressing in the context of anthropogenic climate change. This book is …
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Culture & Behavior
climate change
behavior change

The Market Gardener’s Toolkit - DVD

The Market Gardener’s Toolkit is an educational documentary in which small-scale organic farmer, educator and author Jean-Martin Fortier shares the tools and techniques used on his highly productive 1.5-acre farm.
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market gardening
growing food
small scale food production

The Scything Handbook

Learn How to Cut Grass, Mow Meadows, and Harvest Grain with a Scythe Author Ian Miller
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scything

ReInhabiting the Village Book

“ReInhabiting the Village: CoCreating our Future” is a 350 page graphically rich, full color, soft cover book showcasing the work of 12 Visionary Artists and over 60 Contributing Authors featuring “Voices from the Village” …
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Culture & Behavior
Education
permaculture
storytelling
natural building
art as social change

Cordwood Building

A Comprehensive Guide to the State of the Art- Fully Revised 2nd Edition Author Rob Roy
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Buildings
natural building
cordwood buildings

Planetary

PLANETARY is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call—a cross continental, cinematic journey, that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species.
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environmental crisis

Sanctuary: Global Oases of Innocence

This stunning photographic odyssey spanning two-dozen extraordinary animal and habitat sanctuaries throughout the world is a celebration of the worldwide Sanctuary Movement.
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conservation
endangered species

The Permaculture Transition Manual

A Comprehensive Guide to Resilient Living Foreword by Rob Hopkins
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Transition
permaculture

The Practical Guide to Starting a Legal Cafe

Through our Resilient Communities Legal Cafe, Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) provides direct legal advice, workshops, and community-building opportunities to businesses and organizations that are trying to make their communities a better …
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alternative economy
Legal
sharing economy legal resources

Grow Create Inspire

Crafting a Joyful Life of Beauty and Abundance Author Crystal Stevens
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growing food
Making
Growing Communities

Autonomous Nature

Problems of Prediction and Control From Ancient Times to the Scientific Revolution.
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science
nature
predictions

Six Steps Back to the Land

 Why we need small mixed farms and millions more farmers.
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climate change
agriculture
ecology
transforming systems
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