Links

These are some sites that you may find useful as I think they are relevant to what Our Own Future does.

38 Degrees brings you together with other people to take action on the issues that matter to you and bring about real change in the UK.

Institute for Philanthropy At the Institute for Philanthropy we look towards a world in which philanthropists from around the globe have the skills to make significant contributions to the pressing issues of their time both in their own giving and in networks and partnerships with others.

Transition Culture How might our response to peak oil and climate change look more like a party than a protest march? This site explores the emerging transition model in its many manifestations.

Open Source Ecology – Open Source Ecology is a network of farmers, engineers, and supporters that has been imagining and creating the Global Village Construction Set, an open source, low-cost, high performance technological platform. These DIY-fabricated industrial machines can be used to build a sustainable civilization with modern comforts.

New Unionism is about unions setting agendas, rather than just reacting to them. This network unites supporters of four key principles: organizing, workplace democracy, internationalism and creativity.

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader

The Economics of Happiness – promoting systemic solutions to today’s social and environmental crises.

Reconomy – to help build the capacity of Transition initiatives to grow a new kind of local economy.

 

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