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At the New Economy Coalition “CommonBound” Conference in Boston earlier this month, more than 600 people came together to explore how to reform and rebuild our flawed economic system.  

Resilient Response to Extreme Weather Births Transition-Ham Radio “Practice Networks”

Blog post submitted by Pamela Boyce Simms, Transition Trainer, Convener, Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub (MATH)

First in a series entitled: UNLIKELY SUSPECTS - DEEP OUTREACH by Transition Trainer Pamela Boyce Simms of the Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub (MATH).

*Join us for the Art of Participatory Leadership training in Saco, Maine, April 11-13*

What may look like just another crowd-funding campaign is actually far more profound, a welcome sign of a cultural shift away from competition and scarcity toward mutual benefit and abundance.  

 

By Marissa Mommaerts, Transition US

12. If you help us meet our $10,000 challenge grant by year's end, your investment will be doubled!

11. We are radical. We’re building a new system that will render the existing unsustainable global economy obsolete.

By Kaat Vander Straeten, Transition Wayland, MA

By Andrew Watkins, Belfast Area Transition Initiative (BATI), Maine

We're excited to feature Andrew's post on his cross-country bike trip as the first in a series called “Taking Practical Action Toward Resilience” highlighting inspiring actions that people and communities across the country are taking as part of this year's Transition Challenge.

“Because you gave names to everything you found, and came up with logos for bad ideas, and woke up early for conference calls, and changed your car every two years, and it was no progress at all/just a shadow festival/because of that you will have to learn to look at the sky again, you will have to learn to eat food that grows where you live again, you will have to learn to touch what you make.”

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