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Taking Resilience to the Streets

Transition Streets brings together small groups of neighbors and supports them in taking effective, practical, money-saving and carbon reduction actions.

From Occupation To Reconstruction: This Movement Is Just Beginning

Ever since I wrote a book about Occupy Wall Street, I’ve often found myself on the receiving end of people asking, “What happened to Occupy, anyway?”

Transcending Collapse

I predict the lineages of people alive 1,000 years from now will count among their ancestors people who transcended today’s collapse mythology and got to the real work of self and community development, inner work and adaptation.

Survive and Thrive with Permaculture

I was reminded of how I’ve noticed over the years that when people really get educated about this triple threat of climate chaos, energy depletion, and economic instability; and when they seriously consider the options for how to respond; that permaculture very often comes up as the number …

Transition & the New Economy: Reflections from CommonBound

At the New Economy Coalition “CommonBound” Conference in Boston earlier this month, more than 600 people came together to explore how to reform and rebuild our flawed economic system.

Our 10 Tips for Reinvigorating Local Democracy - in one place

During June, [Peter Macfadyen) shared his 10 Tips for Reinventing Local Democracy. Here they are, all gathered together in one place.

Are You Ready for a Coal Town Turnaround?

What makes Sustainable Williamson potentially groundbreaking is that it involves allies who bring very different interests and occupations to the table.

Meet the Tenacious Gardeners Putting Down Roots in "America's Most Desperate Town"

It’s part of the untold story of Camden: a story in which the residents of this blighted city are the protagonists, quietly working to make Camden a place where, one day, you might want to live.

Is Transition political?

Criticising Transition for being explicitly apolitical, and for not engaging in the political system in the conventional way feels, to me, like criticising a spoon for not being very good at cutting bread.

The Latest Trends in Sustainable Communities

Solutions invited two pioneers in local and regional economic development to discuss new trends in sustainable communities.

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