Joseph Chilton Pearce told us decades ago that we were facing the unresolvable Bio-Cultural Conflict: living in a culture that does not support or advocate for life-affirming values and actions. Today it is hard to overdramatize the serious state of the world on every level. But in this hour there are many organizations, collaborations and thought-leaders emerging to help provide insight, promote civil dialogue, and offer peaceful avenues for resistance and rebuilding. Here are a few of those resources. Feel free to send your own over to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Center for Partnership Studies is a catalyst for cultural, economic, and personal transformation- from domination to partnership, from control to care, from power-over to empowerment. CPS’s programs provide new knowledge, insights, interventions, and practical tools for this urgently needed shift. We invite you to explore the many resources CPS offers to build a better future for yourself, your family, your community, your nation, and our world.
Extinction Rebellion. XR’s mission is to spark and sustain a spirit of creative rebellion, which will enable much needed changes in our political, economic and social landscape. We endeavour to mobilise and train organisers to skilfully open up space, so that communities can develop the tools they need to address Britain’s deeply rooted problems. We work to transform our society into one that is compassionate, inclusive, sustainable, equitable and connected.
Sunrise Movement. We’re building an army of young people to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process.
We’re building an army of young people to make climate change an urgent priority across America, end the corrupting influence of fossil fuel executives on our politics, and elect leaders who stand up for the health and wellbeing of all people.
We are ordinary young people who are scared about what the climate crisis means for the people and places we love. We are gathering in classrooms, living rooms, and worship halls across the country. Everyone has a role to play. Public opinion is already with us – if we unite by the millions we can turn this into political power and reclaim our democracy.
We are not looking to the right or left. We look forward. Together, we will change this country and this world, sure as the sun rises each morning.