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Jay Naidoo on Today’s Challenges: Ecology Must be at the Center – Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

BALTIMORE – September 30, 2020. Earlier this year, when the coronavirus pandemic began and countries began to shelter in place, Jay Naidoo found himself in lockdown in an ashram in India. Every morning he woke at 3 a.m. and spent … Continue reading

An Economic History of West Africa: A. G. Hopkins

This pioneering and celebrated work was the first, and remains the standard, account of the economic history of the huge area conventionally known as West Africa. The book ranges from prehistoric times to independence and covers the former French territories, … Continue reading

Hopkins Students Fight Against ‘School to War Pipeline’

My Town in Transition: Rob Hopkins at TEDxExeter

TEDx Talks Published on May 1, 2012 In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers … Continue reading

21 Stories of Transition – with Rob Hopkins

transitionus Published on Jan 6, 2016 These 21 Stories are a joyous and inspiring celebration of what the Transition movement has become and were compiled in the hope that this powerful and heady taste of what is bubbling up from … Continue reading

The Power of Just Doing Stuff: How Local Action Can Change the World: Rob Hopkins

Packed with real-life examples and the voices of people who have created innovative local businesses and invested in all manner of new enterprises, this call for local action argues that the seed of a new economy—and the answer to the … Continue reading

21 Stories of Transition – with Rob Hopkins

transitionus Published on Jan 6, 2016 These 21 Stories are a joyous and inspiring celebration of what the Transition movement has become and were compiled in the hope that this powerful and heady taste of what is bubbling up from … Continue reading

Afterthoughts on Material Civilization and Capitalism (The Johns Hopkins Symposia in Comparative History): Fernand Braudel, Patricia Ranum

“In this concise book… Braudel summarizes the broad themes of his three-volume Civilisation materielle et capitalisme, 1400-1800 and offers his reflections on the historian’s craft and on the nature of the historical imagination… Taken as a whole, the book is … Continue reading

Rob Hopkins: What Can A Small Town In England Teach Us About Resilience?

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The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience: Rob Hopkins, Richard Heinberg

We live in an oil-dependent world, arriving at this level of dependency in a very short space of time by treating petroleum as if it were in infinite supply. Most of us avoid thinking about what happens when oil runs … Continue reading