By Chuck Collins, Sarah Byrnes, Resilience.org
In the face of climate change, we have the dual challenge of both resisting new fossil fuel infrastructure projects and building a resilient, sustainable and equitable economy in the shell of the old.
By Sarah Byrnes, Ken White, Resilience.org
The challenge is always what's the particular role of an individual person or of an individual organization. The discernment process is something that everyone is working on, figuring out my role in this systems change.
By Jeanette Origel, Sarah Byrnes, Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition
We must always ask: who is community resilience really for?
By Sarah Byrnes, New England New Economy Transition
On Saturday, March 21, fifty organizers and activists from all six New England states (plus one intrepid Californian) gathered in Keene NH to discuss resilience, Transition, and the future we want to create.
By Sarah Byrnes, Orion Kriegman, New England New Economy Transition
A new vision for New England's food.
By Orion Kriegman, Sarah Byrnes, REcomony Project
Economic resilience is multivalent, and JP is full of people with great ideas for building it.
By Sarah Byrnes, Open Democracy
Lonely people are more easily controlled and scared, and they are more inclined to accept the status quo. Isolated individuals have little reason to believe in their own agency. It is only by forming networks and communities built on solidarity that most people can make a difference.
By Sarah Byrnes, Thomas Atwood, Energy Bulletin
People around the country have been forming small groups like Resilience Circles and social action affinity groups. These groups are a way to relearn skills of mutuality, consensus-building, story-sharing, and real listening. They form an essential piece of the architecture of social movements built on solidarity and relatedness. But pulling together a small group can be a real challenge.