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I once heard from a Resilience Circle facilitator in Michigan that his group “hadn’t really worked out.” “What do you mean?” I asked. “Well, all we did was start a community vegetable garden.” What? I was flabbergasted. I tried to assure him that in my mind, at least, his group was a huge success. After […]
By Alan Preston Via Real Change Do you lie awake at night wondering if your job is secure? Are you one of the growing number of Americans who are officially unemployed, underemployed or anxiously employed? Do you worry about your children’s future and wonder what their lives will be like in the face of economic […]
This video describes out of control military spending that gobbles up most of our tax revenues and fails to create jobs or real security.
Take the YES! Magazine Resilience Quiz with your Common Security Club or a group of neighbors and figure out what it means about your community. Tell us below in the comments. And tell us if this inspires you to take some next steps so that in six months, your community’s score might be a little higher.
It’s not about deadbolts and surveillance cameras—it’s about having people you can turn to for help. There may no longer be such a thing as individual security. For most of us, real security is becoming a matter of being tied to a thriving community.
Use the comments section below to tell us what you think about these new options, the words “security” or “club,” or other thoughts on our re-naming process. The results of the Resilience Circle naming survey are in! And one thing is certain: the word “security” has been co-opted by nefarious forces. Overwhelmingly, respondents pointed out […]