Storm and lighning

The Cultural Preparation for Crisis

We will need more resourcefulness, capacity for divergent thinking, and self-initiative in future events related to climate change and economic slowdown.

July 16, 2020

Twin Oaks Community Hammock party

So You Want to Leave it All and Create a Community?

If you want to leave it all and start a community, you should focus on inner work first. If you focus only on action, you risk building yourself another prison. You might just change one form of unhealthy lifestyle and toxic relations for another as a result.

July 8, 2020

People's Potato

There is Such a Thing as a Free Lunch: Montreal Students Commoning and Peering food services

At three of Montreal’s universities, collectives have created alternative food provision services. People’s Potato at the Concordia University established in 1998, Midnight Kitchen at the McGill University established in 2003, and Ras-le-Bol, started in 2012 at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM), distribute hundreds of meals for free.

July 3, 2018

How to Start and Maintain a Micro-Revolutionary Project

The beginning of Kommune Niederkaufungen illustrates that a group of engaged people can bring a new way of living once they meet and share their dreams. Over thirty years ago, a group of idealists created a different life for themselves, an alternative economic system and lifestyle within a commune.

June 26, 2018


What Would we Eat if Food and Health were Commons? – Inspiration from Indigenous Populations

Weston Price observed that our ancestors would make a lot of effort to enable their bodies to re-build rather than only to supply energy.

June 18, 2018

Making Culture for the Change in the Making: Psychological Underpinnings of the Shift to an Egalitarian Society

Although creating an alternative culture requires effort, some effort is also put in maintaining the dominant culture. So the question is where to put the effort.

June 11, 2018

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