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Articles: social change (15)
For activists committed to building a more democratic, open, and sustainable world, one question looms larger than all others: How do we create social change?
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Maybe you, too, know that feeling of despair that comes when learning of some catastrophic impact of climate change...
How should Transition initiatives in communities hit by extreme weather talk about climate change with their neighbours?
We might think of these as “seed” experiments — complimentary currencies, ecovillages, “cool” stoves, and non-violent methods of conflict transformation — as the fringe of society but they are actually the leading edge of our inevitable future, if we are to …
What would it be like if we all did something?
So broadly speaking, even amongst radicals, most people are open to thinking about new directions, but they don’t have a fully coherently defined vision of where they’re going and how to go forward.
If you stick your head out of the door and sniff the zeitgeist, it definitely seems there is a resurgence of creative design for social change.
Americans’ level of concern for the environment waxes and wanes, depending on how the economy is faring, as illustrated in the 2011 Gallup chart below. The chart shows responses to the question whether the economy or the environment should be given preference asked from 1985 through 2011. …