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Support Groups for Hard Times

How can Transition Towns and Common Security Clubs help us navigate a changing economy and environment?

Reflections on the Transition

Self-sufficiency, I realize, is a misnomer. What I am aiming for is local sufficiency, together with my neighbors.

Appalachia Rising for a New Economy

Appalachian residents are serious about putting a stop to mountaintop removal coal mining—and building a more sustainable economy to take its place.

Eat. Blog. Love.

How can you not love the one who feeds you?

The Capacity for Tolerance

What can Christians do about the religious intolerance made visible during the last month?

Meet My Food System

A single meal shows the parts of my local food system—and how much I depend on them.

Pioneers of the New Normal

We’re facing a very different world than the one we knew. Here’s what people are doing to prepare …

Envisioning MLK’s Dream in Today's World

Grace Boggs: We must begin the radical revolution of values that King called for, against the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism.