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Building the Solidarity Economy

Recording and/or Handouts: Click to watch the Recording of this Transition US Webinar TEDx Talk on Cooperation Humboldt with David Cobb Cooperation Humboldt exists to develop a solidarity economy across the North Coast. They identify, support and nurture local cooperative economic efforts that help people meet their needs without exploiting or oppressing anyone, without being exploited or oppressed by anyone, and commit to do so in an ecologically sustainable manner. In this webinar, Cooperation Humboldt co-founder David Cobb will describe their theory of change, their program areas and concrete projects, and how they engage local elections to advance their agenda as a 501(c)(3). About the Speaker: David Cobb is a "people's lawyer" who has sued corporate polluters, lobbied elected officials, run for political office himself, and been arrested for non-violent civil disobedience. He believes we must provoke—and win—a peaceful revolution if we are to survive. David was born in rural Texas...

A Love Poem to the Words “What If”

By Rob Hopkins, ManagEnergy

As stakeholders of the sustainable energy field gathered in Brussels for the EU Sustainable Energy Week, they had the chance to end the second day of the Policy Conference on an inspirational note. For its first edition, the ManagEnergy Talk chose to invite serial storyteller Rob Hopkins (UK). Founder of the Transition movement, Hopkins gave insights to how bottom-up actions can have very real impacts through imagination. In his own words, his speech was a “love poem to the words ‘what if’”. For him, imagination is about thinking of a different way that the future could be, which is also the goal of people striving for the energy transition. After watching his intervention through the YouTube link below, we guarantee that you will also start thinking in terms of ‘what if’ and use your creativity to lead the energy transition! The event was moderated by Christiane Egger, Deputy Manager of OÖ Energiesparverband...

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