Michael Edwards is a writer and activist based in upstate New York. He is the editor of the the online journal Transformation, which tells the stories of people who are combining personal and social change in order to re-imagine their societies. He is also a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos in New York. His latest books include Civil Society, Small Change: Why Business Won’t Save the World, and the Oxford Handbook of Civil Society. His website is futurepositive.org.