‘Community Development Solutions’
News on local, regional efforts by communities, NGOs, local businesses, banks, governments, to become more self-reliant and less dependent on global financial casinos, big banks and Wall Street. Covers local currencies, farmers markets, co-housing, Transition Towns movements, new bioregional urban re-developments and small communities.
May 2013 · The Economics of Happiness On Demand · ISEC's Learning from Ladakh Program · Localization Course at Schumacher College · International Permaculture Day · The Economics of Happiness Conference 2013 Update · In [...]
IN THIS ISSUE > B Corp Best of the World New Loan - Regional Access Spring RSF Quarterly RSF on Chronogram.com BALLE Pre-Conference People's Community Market Jobs at RSF Upcoming Events WHAT WE VALUE > The primary role of [...]
Dear Colleague, Welcome to our May www.Community-Wealth.org e-newsletter. This month we have a number of updates and features to bring you: Today, May 8 from 4-6 pm (eastern) in Cambridge, MA, The Democracy Collaborative and the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT present the findings of our recent case study: The [...]
Artificial Scarcity and Public Banking PBI Newsletter, April 2013 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Guest Editor's Column: Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity We are often told, and we tend to internalize, the [...]
: From The Guardian, 26 April 2013 In Kreuzberg, Berlin, virtual currency Bitcoin has expanded off the internet to become a favoured medium of exchange in real shops and bars. Joerg Platzer, the owner of bar Room 77 is helping to establish what he believes to be the world's first Bitcoin local economy Watch the video.
Victories for the Commons, the Renewable Energy Holy Grail, and more Friend on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend ILSR provides innovative strategies and timely [...]
State Solar Jobs Map Unveiled — Maps Of 119,000 Solar Jobs, & Much More (via Clean Technica) Toward the end of 2007, US citizens, the US labor force, experienced the troubling onset of an economic downturn. We’re still in a condition of recovery. Through the whole recovery, though, we have been pushed to consider and reconsider our value [...]
Ethical Markets welcomes this Earth Day news from Advisory Board member Terry Mock Here’s a warm up. Stay tuned… http://www.oryana.coop/blog/saving-the-world-on-earth-day Saving the World on Earth Day April 9, 2013 Earth Day is April 22 and one Oryana-ite in Northern Michigan is marking the [...]
The Southern Green Living Expo To Define The Truth About Green Investing. Green living is not just about building or healthier choices, it is also about choosing how to spend and invest money. With growing interest in protecting the environment for our future, sustainable and responsible investing is in the forefront of [...]