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What Does It Means To Be Human

The experiences of meditators and contemplatives over the centuries and, more recently, of Western psychologists such as Jung and Hillman have shown us that we operate from two fundamental (and interrelated) levels or modes of consciousness

Happiness is more important than GDP

The idea of putting happiness at the heart of our economy is not new, but is not the focus of mainstream policy or culture in Western economies.

What is Economics? - A poem

Read this poem by former student, Della Duncan
Community owned energy

The New Economy in Practice: Part 1

This is the first in a series of blogs which will present on-going action research in the new economy. Subsequent blogs will look at initiatives in the fields of housing, food and farming, workspace and technology.

Forthcoming Events in Brazil

See the latest events from Escola Schumacher Brasil
Bernie Krause at Schumacher College

Nature's Orcherstra

Without sound there would be no music or voice to stir the soul and transport the spirit, there would be no legend, no poetry or song.

THE UPRISING - A Conference dedicated to the future of Real Bread

Recently Julia Ponsonby and fellow kitchen aide travelled to London to attend The Uprising.
Jonathan Dawson, Senior Lecturer Schumacher College

Teaching economics for the 21st century

The revolution demanded by economics students around the world has focused almost exclusively on the curriculum, specifically on the need to draw on a much wider range of traditions and schools of economic thought.

Business for Good - What is the edge now?

Is progress possible? Great provocations and excellent practice

Tagore, Ecology and the Self - Stephan Harding

Stephan Harding writes about Rabindranath Tagore and the importance of his work in understanding our rightful place within the world of nature.