It’s always quite an experience to stand in solidarity with so many people who care deeply about an issue.
Articles: Transition movement (36)
...I won’t be marching this weekend. I’ll be taking action instead.
There is little mindfulness about how the way in which we communicate our message comes across to people beyond the bubble.
Perhaps post-growth thinkers need to embrace a both/and strategy—both policy reform and grassroots change—rather than privileging one over the other or wasting energy on the wrong audience.
This raises the question: To what extent can the Transition movement avoid the pain, hardship, and conflict historically associated with significant social movements...?
It’s time to ask some thorny questions of the Transition movement. We need look no further than Kingston, the first capital of New York, to begin.
As promising as the Transition movement may be, there are crucial questions it needs to confront and reflect on if it wants to fully realise its potential for deep societal transformation.
In the spirit of the old saying that “My meat is in my brother’s belly,” I’m trying to prepare my household for tough times ahead by working with my neighbors to make my whole town more resilient.
One conversation, one community event, one social enterprise, one 'aha!' moment at a time. And hoping for the best. This is the long game.
Trust makes Transitioning “stick.” Trust in people, trust in a nonhierarchical process, trust that we can joyously cope with uncertainty and the unknown, is the “stuff” of Transitioning to resilience.