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Transitions For Society: Job Guarantee and Basic Income (2014)
This film presents a huge social problem called technological unemployment. Whilst doing so, the film also presents two potential solutions to this major social issue. The...
Transition Towns and Beyond: The Ecological Land Co-operative
The Transition movement is a loose network of thousands of communities (ranging from favelas in Brazil to Japanese towns; from rural villages in England to Transition Los...
Transition From Caterpillar to Butterfly as Analogy for Social Chance
An exceprt from Crossroads: Labor Pains of a New Worldview in which Dr. Bruce Lipton talks about the fractal nature of reality and compares the current global awakening and the...
35 Stunning Moments When Humans Chose Compassion Over Violence
Despite our differences, we're all human beings. These powerful images have restored all my faith in the world. Man playing piano for police [Kiev, Ukraine, 2013]
Enforced Transparency 4 - The Whistleblowers Bravery
WHISTLEBLOWING IS  TRANSPARENCY This article, the fourth in the series, is one of the pillars of the concept of Enforced Transparency. Currently the new
The Transition Movement Comes to America
One response to the global crisis that is gaining enthusiastic momentum is the Transition Towns movement. Jennifer Gray, a pioneer in the Transition Initiative in the UK and...
In Transition 2.0: A Story of Resilience & Hope in Extraordinary Times (2012)
This film is an inspirational immersion in the Transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. There are stories of...
In Transition 2.0 (2012)
In Transition 2.0 is an inspirational immersion in the Transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. You’ll hear...
Beyond Extinction - Transition to Post-Capitalism is Inevitable
In Margaret Atwood’s powerful essay [It’s Not Climate Change — It’s Everything Change] on the reality of climate change — and its implications for the future of oil-dependent...
The Age of Transitions
Converging technology, transhumanism, and our future in the making. The cutting edge group known as transhumanists see a beautiful future brought about by artificial...
Love, Reality, and the Time of Transition
This video sheds light into the nature of love, relationships, the "New Age" movement, reality-creation, quantum physics, objectivity vs. subjectivity and how it all relates...
How We Live: A Journey Towards a Just Transition
Modern production is based on extraction from the planet, and modern finance is based on extraction from the many for the benefit of the very few. What would a new economy look...
The Global Transition Tipping Point Has Arrived - Vive la Révolution
A new post-carbon era dawns as the old fossil fuel system dies. It's time to step up.   Last Friday, I posted an exclusive report about a new NASA-backed scientific research...
Rob Hopkins: Transition to a World Without Oil
Rob Hopkins reminds us that the oil our world depends on is steadily running out. He proposes a unique solution to this problem -- the Transition response, where we prepare...
Rob Hopkins' Transition Handbook
Founder of the Transition Network spreading throughout the world, Rob Hopkins talks about Transition Town Totnes and moving towards a post-peak oil society. His book The...
Brazil's Largest City Takes on Transition
What is it about transition that is so cool? Well partially it's the attitude. As Isabela Menezes of Transition Granja Viana says in the video, "It's spreading with such...
Rotterdam - The Transition to Urban Resilience
If current trends continue, by 2050 70% of the world's population will live in cities. Knowing that cities will grow both in number and surface, it is time to recognize the...
4 Inspirational Transition Stories for Becoming a Global Eco-Civilization
The most difficult challenge facing humanity is not devising solutions to the energy crisis or climate crisis or population crisis; rather, it is bringing stories or narratives...
The Zeitgeist Movement Q&A: How Do We Transition to a Resource Based Economy?
ZDay 2014, Los Angeles, Q&A March 29th 2014. Thanks to TZM Los Angeles.
Troy, NY, a Transition Town
Members of the Troy, NY Transition Town initiative talk about the group during one of their monthly meetings. The Transition Town network is a community-based initiative...
Grassroots Efforts to Save Net Neutrality May be Working
Concerned Internet users want to make sure that the FCC and Congress hear them when it comes to keeping the Internet open and free. Digital-rights advocacy group Free Press...
Change...IT STARTS WITH ME
YOU too can live and share the MADIBA MAGIC in your home & your community. Come on world, LET'S STAND AS ONE for RESPONSIBLE CHANGE. It is in our hands to change the negative...
I Set up the Greek Bailout Crowdfund to Show Politicians There Is Another Way
You know when you just have a little idea, have a laugh to yourself and then move on with your day? I do that a lot, only on Sunday night, I didn’t let it pass but decided to...
Wanna See What Happens To A 5-Year-Old Girl Who's Already Consumed 1460 Sodas In Her Short Lifetime?
“One, two, shhhh, she’s counting. Ariel runs, tiny legs waddling across pavement, her chubby fingers barely able to grasp her daily Pepsi, she runs. Poison in hand, smile on...
The Future of Energy: Lateral Power to the People (2015)
The Future of Energy is a powerful documentary that captures the movement across the United States to transition to renewable energy and what everyday people are doing to help...
Beyond Capitalism with a Human Face: A Radically Simple Way
Ted Trainer is one of the wisest, boldest, and most dedicated advocates of The Simpler Way.  In 2010 he published a book called, The Transition to a Sustainable and Just World...
First Light
In South Africa there are about 2,5 million households without electricity. First Light - takes a look at a Rural Solar Initiative in KZN South Africa, where 50 impoverished...
How To Convert a Business into a Worker-owned Cooperative
Cooperatives represent a growing segment of the economy with an estimated 30,000 enterprises and 100 million members in the U.S. alone. A great way to bring democracy into the...
Permaculture and the Myth of Scarcity
At a conference a couple weeks ago an activist who does work in Africa recounted an encounter she had with the minister of agriculture of a certain African country. The...
Dealing with Uncertainty: Why Reaching out to Young People Is So Important
Reaching out to young people is especially critical at this time. With mounting psycho-social stress attributed to an increasingly uncertain future, young people are going to...
Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)
A feature length documentary by Peter Joseph that presents the case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world...
John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into A Comic Strip
This is easily the best comic strip ever made.
MSNBC Is Moving "Away From Left-Wing TV" to What?
The executives at MSNBC are doing some shifting around of its network schedule. A source from the network said MSNBC is ditching its left-wing stance. According to the source...
Shades of Green: A Movement in Search of a Narrative
RETURN OF THE JEDI – This is the last of Generation Alpha's ‘Shades Of Green’ trilogy. Read part 1 here and Part 2 here.  Unity is found in diversity, or so the popular saying...
Why Anarchists Should Vote 'Yes' In Scottish Referendum
This piece by Thomas Swann contributed to the debate between authors like Gordon Asher, Leigh French and Richard Gunn, and draws on arguments from Israeli anarchist Uri Gordon...
See The 5 Kick-Ass Women This Mom Dressed Her Daughter As Instead Of A Disney Princess
Photographer and mother Jaime Moore searched high and low for creative inspiration to take photos of her 5-year-old daughter Emma but found most of the ideas were how to...
Within Reach (2013)
Within Reach explores one couple's pedal-powered search for a place to call home. Mandy and Ryan gave up their jobs, cars, and traditional houses to 'bike-pack' 6500 miles...
Powaqqatsi: Life In Transformation (1988)
Powaqqatsi is a Hopi word meaning "parasitic way of life" or "life in transition". While Koyaanisqatsi focused on modern life in industrial countries, Powaqqatsi, which...
Community Responses to Peak Oil
Peak oil educator and author Richard Heinberg discusses what communities can do to prepare for peak oil. He covers transportation, including a novel ride-sharing scheme...
ANIMA MUNDI: Permaculture, Peak Oil, Climate Change and the Soul of the World
Will you survive the transition of human industrial civilization happening now due to peak oil and climate change? Can you see the forest for the trees, the earth for the...
Grow Heathrow: "Everythings Changing"
On March 1st 2010 Transition Heathrow members swooped on an abandoned market garden site in Sipson; one of the villages to be completely tarmacked to make way for a third...
Rethinking modern schooling
An edited sequence for our documentary The Economics of Happiness that ultimately did not make it into the film. It offers a critical look at modern schooling in both the...
Better, Not More
As we assess the current state of our world and consider together the elements that are essential to a ‘just transition’, and ultimately, a just economy, we are called to...
Think a Carbon Tax Would be a Tax on You? All the Biggest Myths Addressed in this FAQ
Editor's Note: Fossil fuel companies have spent millions of dollars to get you to believe that a tax on *them* would really be a tax on *you.* Their money has bought...
The Future of #OCCUPY: What's next for the movement?
The initial phase of the #OCCUPY movement was marked by several weeks of viral growth that peaked on October 15 with a global day of action. In the next phase, there will be a...
Labor: the New Gold Standard
This article proposes issuing Hour-denominated currency nationwide, to stimulate creative and ecological economies, make grants to community groups, and make interest-free...
Ben Dyson & Josh Ryan - Collins: Rethinking money
Josh Ryan-Collins speaks at the Urban Green Fair 're-thinking money' He starts off by describing the role of money in our society and how Transition Currencies such as the...
The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (2006)
When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. This...
The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (trailer)
When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. This...
Us Now: The Power of Open Collaboration & the Internet (2009)
In his student flat in Colchester, Jack Howe is staring intently into his computer screen. He is picking the team for Ebbsfleet United's FA Trophy Semi-Final match against...