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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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Erik Lindberg posted a blog post

The Infinite Toddler Regress--The Krugman Function Part 3

In this installment I’m going to talk about Paul Krugman’s resistance to whole-system thinking, and I’m going to do it by way of a comparison to a very different intellectual dispensation: namely the one demonstrated by my three year old twin sons.  Lest this comparison seem too insulting to be taken seriously, in his defense I should mention that Krugman’s poor showing in this intellectual curiosity contest nevertheless illustrates an important dilemma.  This dilemma is faced daily by parents…See More
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Oct 23
Erik Lindberg posted a blog post

The Krugman Function Part 2--Whole System Thinking

Whole System ThinkingAnyone who has spent much time thinking about ecology, peak oil and the economy, or global carbon emissions with any degree of complexity understands the importance of whole-system thinking.  Whole-system thinking reminds us that our economy cannot be intelligently assessed without an understanding of resources and energy.  Whole-system thinking tells the ecologist that the loss of one species or a slight change in precipitation patterns will upset a far broader equilibrium…See More
Oct 18
Erik Lindberg posted a blog post

The Krugman Function

 Fresh thinking is difficult to perform and is often poorly received, but is not without some pleasures as well.  One can expect a distinct combination of frustration and satisfaction when toiling from within a new paradigm that is struggling for its first foothold on the long and hopeful ascent towards conventional wisdom and widespread acceptance.  Such frustrations become more acute, and in some cases reflect mortal danger, when the old-guard starts hurling large rocks and boulders down upon…See More
Oct 16
Sarah Moore posted an event

Pink House Studio Benefit at Club Timbuktu

October 19, 2014 from 5pm to 8pm
To heal the world we need to heal ourselves.  Help us raise money to create an affordable healing space for all.  See More
Oct 14
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Transition Lab Tea-Time and Talk : Russell Evans, MIT Award Winning Program Director at Zahner's House

October 11, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
Come for an intimate gathering and tea-time talk with special guest, Russell Evans, director of Transition Lab, Winner of MIT’s Climate CoLab’s “Local Solution” Contest. Transition Lab is a brilliant curriculum that bridges the monetary and sharing economies into a living, reskilling time exchange that works! Russell is visiting Milwaukee from Montrose, CO, and you’re a distinct part of Milwaukee’s localization movement…we think this is an…See More
Oct 7
Paul Thomas commented on Tim Bailen's event MKE Film: HAPPINESS (Eftyhia)
"I loved the film.  My wife enjoy it as well.  Go see it tonight!"
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The Infinite Toddler Regress--The Krugman Function Part 3

In this installment I’m going to talk about Paul Krugman’s resistance to whole-system thinking, and I’m going to do it by way of a comparison to a very different intellectual dispensation: namely the one demonstrated by my three year old twin…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on October 26, 2014 at 4:51pm

The Krugman Function Part 2--Whole System Thinking

Whole System Thinking

Anyone who has spent much time thinking about ecology, peak oil and the economy, or global carbon emissions with any degree of complexity understands the importance of whole-system thinking.  Whole-system…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on October 18, 2014 at 3:30pm

The Krugman Function

 

Fresh thinking is difficult to perform and is often poorly received, but is not without some pleasures as well.  One can expect a distinct combination of frustration and satisfaction when toiling from within a new paradigm that is…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on October 16, 2014 at 8:30am

Saving the Planet in Three Easy Steps

We’ve all been there.  The big class reunion coming up, that someone special you think you might run into, but your favorite pair of jeans just doesn’t fit you the way they used to.

Oops, wrong article.  Let me start over…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on May 14, 2014 at 4:42pm

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