For activists committed to building a more democratic, open, and sustainable world, one question looms larger than all others: How do we create social change?
One small step each day over 10 years adds up to a whole lot of change. One small step of mine added to one small step of yours — now we’re talking.
Art to me is about changing the way that I, or other people, experience or see the world or their place in the world.
A commons-based economy cannot thrive without appropriate institutions, especially those that represent a "partner state" approach.
It’s remembered as the global march for climate justice, but how did that word “justice” get into the title of the huge rallies that took place in New York and other cities this September?
Futurefarmers is a diverse group of practitioners: artists, researchers, designers, architects, scientists and farmers.
If you want to change society—or are interested in aiding or evaluating the efforts of others to do so—some understanding of exactly how environmental circumstances affect such efforts could be extremely helpful.
Community is the only sensible context for change-making.
Doing stuff and communicating are the yin and yang energies of every social movement.
At Northwest Earth Institute, we often hear from people who are looking for ways to live more sustainably—in their local communities, on college campuses, within faith communities, and at work.
This is freespace and it’s day 27 of a grand civic hacking experiment.
Gar Alperovitz’s keynote speech at "The Summit" at Appalachian State in Boone, NC April 2013.