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Rebuilding Community Resilience & Self-Reliance

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Welcome to Transition Milwaukee!

Local Resilience, Self- Reliance, Renewable Energy & Cooperation

Transition Milwaukee is part of a larger planet-wide effort to create, enhance and promote community projects, to grow our own food, generate our own power, develop our own economies and rebuild local resilience and self-reliance. Join us, we're growing knowledge and power, and having fun!
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Profile IconKayla Martin and Jeffrey Menz joined Transition Milwaukee
Tuesday
Jim Stiles posted a blog post

The Scale and Character of Sustainable Communities

Sustainability is not simply an option to be chosen or rejected. By very simple, reasonable definitions, sustainability is inevitable. After all if an activity is unsustainable, it cannot continue indefinitely. Since sustainability is inevitable, achieving it is not the real challenge we face. Our challenge is to help in the transition to a society that offers the same or similar benefits to future generations as those we have enjoyed as we exploited a wide range of resources in an…See More
Dec 7
Thomas Grist is now a member of Transition Milwaukee
Dec 4
Huda posted an event
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Environmental Justice and Fair Trade for All at Wisconsin

December 11, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm
The Islamic Environmental Group of Wisconsin | Wisconsin Green Muslims  invite you to...  Environmental Justice and Fair Trade for AllTeleSeminar12 -1 pm, Thursday, December 11, 2014 [By Phone]Presenter: Steve Watrous,Chair of Milwaukee Fair Trade Coalition and Milwaukee Area Technical College…See More
Dec 2
Jim Stiles posted a blog post

A New Old Economics

Economics is anything but a new discipline. The origins of economics are generally traced to Socrates, Plato, and perhaps most of all Aristotle. Oikos nomos - the norms of a well-run household - was where it all began. To be sure, the norms of a well run household in ancient Greece left a lot to be desired by modern standards. Most people today would be shocked by their conclusion that a man's second most important possession is his wife (second only to his house), and that slaves should be…See More
Dec 2
Jim Stiles commented on Erik Lindberg's blog post Six Myths About Climate Change that Liberals Rarely Question
"I agree with the author and Norris that denial is thriving across the political spectrum, and I agree with Norris that Myth #6 deserves a great deal more attention. However I do not agree that resistance is the key to what must be done. I believe…"
Dec 2
Norris Thomlinson commented on Erik Lindberg's blog post Six Myths About Climate Change that Liberals Rarely Question
"Great analysis of these myths; it's important to debunk these. The only thing I would add is that for Myth #6, "There is Nothing I Can Do", the counter to that narrative can (and must) include much more than personal reduction in…"
Dec 1
Profile IconJim Stiles and Norris Thomlinson joined Transition Milwaukee
Dec 1
 
 
 

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The Scale and Character of Sustainable Communities

Sustainability is not simply an option to be chosen or rejected. By very simple, reasonable definitions, sustainability is inevitable. After all if an activity is unsustainable, it cannot continue indefinitely. Since sustainability is inevitable,…

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Posted by Jim Stiles on December 7, 2014 at 9:00am

A New Old Economics

Economics is anything but a new discipline. The origins of economics are generally traced to Socrates, Plato, and perhaps most of all Aristotle. Oikos nomos - the norms of a well-run household - was where it all began. To be sure, the norms of a…

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Posted by Jim Stiles on December 2, 2014 at 1:24pm

Six Myths About Climate Change that Liberals Rarely Question

Six Myths About Climate Change that Liberals Rarely Question

By Erik Lindberg

 

Myth #1:  Liberals Are Not In Denial 

“We will not apologize for our way of life” –Barack…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on November 24, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Climate Crisis and the Pursuit of Happiness: Reflections on Community Solutions Conference

Last weekend I had the privilege of attending the Sixth Community Solutions Conference:  “Climate Crisis—Curtailment and Community—and The Power of Individual Action,” held in Yellow Springs Ohio by The Arthur Morgan Institute for Community…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on November 11, 2014 at 10:44am — 1 Comment

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