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Summary:For Canadians and many other nations, housing is no longer an “adventure.” Instead, it is a treadmill on to which people climb and then commit a huge portion of their lives, often in hopes of...
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For every author the journey starts somewhere. For me, Michael Lewis, it started with a jolt, a painful epiphany that propelled my awareness across generations. For 35 of the last 40 years my home...
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by Mike Lewis“We are psychologically stuck - we are good at what we know, but are too scared to try anything else. If we could directly transfer the mobilization power of oil into a new energy...
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On February 18, 2012, Lee Brain testified before the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline Joint Review Panel in Prince Rupert. His explanation of the circumstances under which he, the devoted son of a...
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En transition 1.0 (In Transition 1.0, Emma Goude 2008) est le premier film détaillé sur le mouvement de transition créé par ceux qui le connaissent le mieux : ceux qui le réalisent eux-mêmes. Le...
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Feasta (pronounced fasta and meaning “in the future”) is leading a collective thinking process about our future. It is an international think-tank exploring the interactions between human welfare,...
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Founded in 1980 as the E.F. Schumacher Society, the New Economics Institute is dedicated to building strong local economies that link people, land, and community. In addition to a vast range of...
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Community-based initiatives have multiplied rapidly in the past 10-15 years, with precious little co-ordination or even communication between them. In Shared Space: The Communities Agenda (2007)...
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Both the weaknesses and the strengths of The Transition Handbook: from oil dependency to local resilience make it a valuable read for practitioners of CED and social economy. Rob Hopkins divides his...
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Research into "community economic development" initiatives in Gardenton and Winnipeg, Manitoba and on the east coast of Nicaragua reveals some deep misunderstanding about what and whom CED is for....