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How Nebraskans are winning the fight against Keystone XL

As congressional Republicans jockey to rush approval of the controversial infrastructure project, the millions who live along the Keystone XL’s proposed route have been left out of the conversation on Capitol Hill.

Message to the UK: The Fracking 'Bridge' is Burning!

British anti-frackers can celebrate this week's achievements - but the fight ahead will not be an easy one.

Agribusiness and Food Corporations Are not People

Five years ago today, the Supreme Court dealt a devastating setback to those working to reform our food and farm system.

Fairness and the Commons

One of the challenges that we have in this process is how to create distributed systems of organization that work, not only technology-based, but human-based.

How 'The Power to Convene' can transform Transition

It was in a small sideroom at the Resilience Hub in Portland, Maine, that I first heard the term ‘The Power to Convene’. It fascinated me, and finally gave me a name for this thing I’d been seeing for years.

2015: The Year We Turn Away from Tar Sands

As we leave 2014 and look forwards to 2015, here is a snapshot of the global movement to stop the tar sands.

The Day When Change Will Come

This is the vicious circle of capitalism, which is speeding up the destruction of the commons, driven by a world economy based on consumption and growth.

Review: The Great Transition - The New Paradigm

Here, I round up what I believe to be the five most significant ‘revolutions’ that constitute the positive components of this phase shift, and whose inexorable evolution and proliferation offer profound opportunities for systemic transformation that benefits humanity, and the planet: …

Everything’s Coming Together While Everything Falls Apart

As it happens, the planet’s changing climate now demands that we summon up the energy to leave behind the Age of Fossil Fuel (and maybe with it some portion of the Age of Capitalism as well).

Kids on Chicago’s West Side Break the School-to-Prison Pipeline with Restorative Circles

“How can we create an environment that doesn’t just respond effectively to harm once it happens but also actively creates safety on our communities’ own terms?”

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