“Preston Model” uses two approaches to encourage its six major local institutions to spend locally. No 2105 Posted by fw, November 23, 2017 “Could a grassroots development approach help address … Continue reading
Transitioners are warm, open-hearted, welcoming, tolerant, caring, generous, with a positive vision of the future. No 1911 Posted by fw, March 15, 2017 “Transition communities are re-imagining and re-designing the vital … Continue reading
Current political, economic, social systems have failed us – Is revitalization of the commons a possible solution?
George Monbiot invites readers to explore a wide range of potential solutions, beginning with the commons. No 1857 Posted by fw, December 27, 2016 “In the first of a series of … Continue reading
Tina is facing £55,000 in court costs, and now prison threatens if she doesn’t pay up. No 1845 Posted by fw, December 13, 2016 “We’re very pleased to bring you the … Continue reading
TTIP, CETA talks stalled — Is this the beginning of the end of neoliberalism and highly financed capitalism?
“There’s a big fight still to be had,” says UK’s dynamo Nick Dearden. “The good news is change is already happening all over the place.” No 1763 Posted by fw, September … Continue reading
Citizens learning how to present a unified climate justice strategy at Team Trudeau’s consultation meetings
Coalition of activist leaders teach folks how to stay on message, avoid being micro-managed by facilitators. No 1696 Posted by fw, June 8, 2016 Following up on an April 28, 2016 … Continue reading
Goal is to flood Trudeau’s “public consultation” process with pro-clean energy, anti-pipeline feedback. No 1655 Posted by fw, April 28, 2016 To find out how to amplify your voice in the … Continue reading
Fighting back in courts and in trenches with hundreds engaged in sustained acts of civil disobedience. No 1536 Posted by fw, December 11, 2015 “The people think we have a … Continue reading
Participatory budgeting, a great way for cities to directly engage residents in spending part of a public budget
Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and even Guelph have already implemented participatory budgeting. No 1464 Posted by fw, September 30, 2015 “PBP is a non-profit organization that empowers people to decide together … Continue reading
OEB’s final report reflects public concern that pipeline’s environmental risks not worth economic benefits No 1441 Posted by fw, September 05, 2015 “People knew that even the most modern oil pipelines … Continue reading
How Ottawa’s grassroots citizen advocacy team plans to get the federal government it wants in October
Ecology Ottawa team wants a government committed to the environment, to clean energy, air, and water No 1396 Posted by fw, July 11, 2015 “Ecology Ottawa volunteers are already going … Continue reading