One of the most exciting new economy efforts in the US is the New Economy Coalition (NEC), made up of more than one hundred organizations (including Transition US)...
Articles: community resilience (88)
Working to establish a City-to-Valley flow of Transitioners to and from the NYC Metro area and the Mid-Hudson Valley with food security and relationship building in mind.
If we are going to get real about resilience in an age of climate change and other large-scale disruptions, trust looms large.If people don’t trust the authorities, will they pay attention when it’s time to evacuate? Will people from different backgrounds and neighborhoods join hands …
In effect, humanity is playing a game of Russian roulette. So what’s getting in the way of taking the necessary action?
Twentieth-century America witnessed the blossoming of Agrarianism as an intellectual and cultural movement.
Fundamentally, we have to “hospice what’s left of the system we’re leaving behind, while planting the seeds for the future we’re building.”
If we want to secure community control, we must plant our feet...on the people’s inherent, constitutional, collective right to govern the places where they live.
It is as simple as this - when the bees lose, we lose, and that is the road we are going down.
The Converging Environmental and Economic Crises: A pep talk for those paying attention by Nate Hagens
Suggestions on how society might better adapt, physically and psychologically, to what's ahead.
I see celebration as one of those things that nourishes us psychologically, emotionally, spiritually. I was thinking about this also in terms of how important celebration is in keeping us going.