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Inner Transition: Commit to Staying Awake

FULL engagement with transitioning asks us to recognize the power of goodness in others, our neighbors and most difficultly, to accept it in ourselves!

Shades of Green: A Movement in Search of a Narrative

Unity is found in diversity, or so the popular saying goes.

John Holloway: cracking capitalism vs. the state option

How should we think about rage against money? I believe this necessarily entails building non-monetized, non-commodified social relations.

Umbrella revolution: the academy reflects on Hong Kong’s struggle

Ironically, at a time when protest movements elsewhere tend to seek alternative sources of political authority, Hong Kong demands representative democracy. 

Long-standing economic resistance went mainstream at People’s Climate March

Combined, the People’s Climate March on Sunday followed by Flood Wall Street the next day, uplifted a narrative around climate change that was impossible for even the most mainstream of media to ignore.

Building Different Relationships Before It's Too Late   

Journalist, author and activist Chris Hedges took time during his September 13, 2014 appearance at Fighting Bob Fest in Baraboo, Wisconsin, to talk about the human race’s sustainability or potential collapse in the age of unstoppable climate change, corporate domination, and perpetual war.

Reflections on the People's Climate March in London

It’s always quite an experience to stand in solidarity with so many people who care deeply about an issue.

Defining the Simple Life

The simple life is almost as hard to define as it is to live.

The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises

I say: rock that boat. It’s a lifeboat; maybe the people in it will wake up and start rowing.

Josh Fox: It’s Easy to Switch to Renewable Energy

Solutions Grassroots is a reaction to how often people asked the renewable energy question on our tour. So it was a response to our audience, a response to our fans, a response to the people who are fighting fracking.

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