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These Friends from High School Bought an Abandoned Factory. Now They're Distilling Artisanal Whiskeys

“If we can put this building back to work, we can put any building in Indianapolis to work,” says Taft. “And if we can do it here, we can do it anywhere.”

NACTO Report Links Station Density to Bike Share Usage, Equity

A new report argues that consistent, close station design is crucial to making bike share a viable option for users of all income levels.

Building Community

 Becca Martenson on how to increase the value of the relationships in your life

What does REconomy look like in ... Linlithgow, Scotland?

Alan Brown of Transition Linlithgow (TL) in Scotland participated in the REconomy Event in St Andrews in October. Here, he shares his experience of the group as a start-up

Hearts & Minds: Sharing as a Mental Health Intervention

Sharing and collaboration opens up incredible opportunities for strengthening individual and community resilience.

The Woman Who Chose to Plant Corn

Not long ago, a Diné (Navajo) friend of mine, Lyla June Johnston, sent me a one-line email: “I am not going to Harvard… I am going to plant corn.”

An Agrarian Life

No doubt, as long as members of our race have felt consoled by the comforting embrace of empire, they have felt the snare grip their ankle as they tried to reclaim whatever was felt to them as an authentic life.

The 8 Paradigm Shifts at the Heart of REconomy

For the next two months here we will be talking REconomy, looking in depth at this aspect of Transition which is about creating new enterprises, new economies, new livelihoods.

Community-Based Drought Response

Last week, Transition, permaculture, environmental and food justice organizers along with local government officials participated in a call hosted by the emerging Northern California Community Resilience Network on “Community-based Approaches to the Drought.”

The Cherán Indigenous Community’s Remarkable Road to Self-rule in Mexico

The people themselves decide what can and cannot be done in the community. Political parties don’t do that, they were the ones who determined what to do or not to do.

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