In which we review ‘Qu’est-ce qu’on attend?‘, Marie-Monique Robin’s wonderful new film about Transition in the village of Ungersheim.
Articles: Transition movement (117)
During the early decades of the century, the market will lose its magic.
Perhaps it is the enabling of imagination that is one of the most important things we do in Transition.
Our Transition Initiative is called Urban Transition Cities Movement (UTCM). It is an intergenerational and multi-disciplinary movement that integrates informal, mediating, and formal service delivery units in a vertical and horizontal manner.
“Wealthy friends and neighbours”, he writes, “it is time to come home”, and “to come out of your gated communities and gated hearts”.
Rob Hopkins recently appeared as a guest on the the Permaculture Podcast with Scott Mann. Their conversation spans permaculture, Transition, BREXIT, and what it takes build real community resilience.
I recently took up the challenge to talk about inner transition in the garden of an eco-village project in Värmland County, Sweden. A lot of sun, beautiful place, no flip-chart or power points. Here is a short account of what I talked about.
A serious fault in Localism is the assumption that if we just go on building one good new thing here and another there, then someday it will add up to be the good new society. But the standard socialist approach to transition can’t do the job either.
Our thoughts go out to all those affected by the earthquake in central Italy - as we post this 241 people are known to have died, dozens are still trapped, many are homeless and aftershocks continue to rock the area.
Resilience is preparedness, and before disaster strikes, we would do well to invest more in the organic movement to build local resilience...