TRUTH TO POWER: The Evolution of Transition in The U.S.

VT Commons Blog

THE BACK STORY

By Michael Brownlee

The emergence of the Transition movement in the last four years or so is one of the most hopeful signs in the early 21st century, and Transition may yet turn out to be one of the fastest-growing, most inspiring, and most significant social change movements we have ever seen.

For those of us who had already been working towards relocalization for some years, the community-wide Transition process that Rob Hopkins and his fellow pioneers began developing in Totnes in 2006 was the very first sign of a clear and replicable pathway to community resilience and self-reliance in the face of the converging global crises of fossil fuel depletion, global warming, and economic collapse.

full article – http://www.vtcommons.org/blog/2010/11/28/truth-power-evolution-transition-us-michael-brownlee

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