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Adventures in New Economics

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Building a new economy with head, heart and hands: Jonathan Dawson

Jonathan Dawson marvels at the range of work now being carried out by graduates from the economics programme at Schumacher College.

Adventures in New Economics - Alternatives to Owning the Earth

Jonty Williams and Julian Pratt, both of the Henry George Society of Devon, discuss property rights to the earth and a radical approach whereby everybody benefits from the wealth of the natural world.

Adventures in New Economics - What’s up with the Totnes REconomy Project?

For the past three years, the Totnes Reconomy Project has advocated and acted for a more inclusive, sustainable, and resilient local economy. What are we doing and what might be next?

Adventures in New Economics - Tony Greenham (Part Two)

Tony Greenham from the new economics foundation, talks about The Sharing Economy. This is the first part of his talk and discussion arranged by REconomy Project and Schumacher College.

Adventures in New Economics - Tony Greenham (Part One)

Tony Greenham from the new economics foundation, talks about The Sharing Economy. This is the first part of his talk and discussion arranged by REconomy Project and Schumacher College.

Adventures in New Economics 11: Julie Richardson, Bringing Gross National Happiness Home

Julie Richardson, senior lecturer in Economics for Transition, shares the vision and practice of Gross National Happiness from her recent visit to Bhutan and asks the question what can we learn from this experiment in the West.

Adventures in New Economics 10: Pat Conaty – Solidarity Co-operatives – a Structure for co-developing Local Economies.

Adventures in New Economics: Solidarity Co-operatives have been developed as a unique multi-stakeholder Co-operative system since the 1980s. They are unique because co-production members include paid workers, volunteers, service users and social investors

Adventures in New Economics 9: Brett Scott – Applying Permacultural Design Principles to Finance

Adventures in New Economics: Can the 12 Principles of Permaculture offer insights into how to design and build alternative financial instruments? Brett Scott, author of The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money argues that they can, and illustrates this through examples of alternatives in action.

Adventures in New Economics 8: Peter Smith – Land Value Tax and CLTs

The fact that the fruits of nature are not equally shared lies at the heart of a great many of our economic and social ills. This talk examines the economic principles that govern the distribution of wealth and looks at practical ways that the principle of Earth Sharing can be implemented, including Land Value Tax and Community Land Trusts

Adventures in New Economics 7: Tony Greenham – Citizens vs Markets: Have the markets won?

Five years ago the collapse of Lehman Brothers triggered a financial crisis in the USA and Europe that rocked the global economic system. Suddenly the ‘Masters of the Universe’ running the world’s megabanks lost their aura of invincibility. Since then we have had enquiries and commissions, reams of new legislation and even the occasional apology from contrite bankers and regulators