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To Build a Movement, Build Community

Carolyne Stayton of Transition US, on reframing, reskilling, REconomy, and more.

More Fun, Less Stuff

Sarah tells us about life beyond consumerism, translating online community into on-the-ground action, and more...

Living the New Economy in Jamaica Plain

 Chuck tells all on making the new economy real, bridging race and class divides, and more.

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.

Re-Becoming Villagers Wherever We Live     

Mark, founder of City Repair, helps create gathering places with projects like the famous painted street intersections. Brandy, founder of O.U.R. Ecovillage, discusses overcoming regulatory hurdles like narrow zoning laws by working with agencies to find innovative solutions.

The Power of Positive Spin!

Reshaping communities and empowering kids with bikes.

ShareFests: Celebrating an Economy for the People in a City Near You

ShareFests are the perfect opportunity to celebrate the city commons and to connect activists excited to create a sharing city together.

Dancing in the streets

It’s easy to be dismissive of all the articles on happiness these days. They make you feel shallow: There are so many problems in the world, and we’re talking about happiness? But, of course, happy people are more likely to vote, to be environmentalists, to be good parents and good …

The Rise of the Sharing Economy in my Community

This emerging collaborative way of living and working is a potential economic regeneration strategy for communities, particularly those in rural areas.

Climate After Growth: Why Environmentalists Must Embrace Post-Growth Economics & Community Resilience

In this provocative paper, PCI Executive Director Asher Miller and Transition Movement Founder (and PCI Fellow) Rob Hopkins make a convincing case for why the environmental community must embrace post-growth economics and community resilience in their efforts to address the climate crisis.

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