Local is our future : steps to an economics of happiness
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|Kirtland Community College Library||HF 1365 .N67 2019||30775305544281||General Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781732980402
- ISBN: 1732980403
159 pages ; 21 cm
- Publisher: [East Hardwick, VT] : Local Futures, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2019
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 146-156).|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Reclaiming our future -- Globalization : creating a lose-lose world -- Counting the costs -- The rise of extremism -- Localization : getting from here to there -- Grassroots inspiration -- Local food for our future -- Countering the objections -- Globalization revisited -- Rethinking the past -- Big picture activism -- The economics of happiness -- Coda: a conversation with Wendell Berry.|
|Summary, etc.:||Globalization has no future. Political stability is a thing of the past; climate chaos is intensifying; anxiety disorders are of epidemic proportions; extremism and fundamentalism are becoming the norm. And yet we cling to the wreckage. Politicians of every hue continue to be in thrall to the global market. To challenge 'free trade,' which is the very essence of globalization, is all but unthinkable. But challenge it we must. And replace it. The future will be local. And the good news is that it is already happening. Under the radar of the mainstream media, a worldwide localization movement is emerging. On every continent, people are coming together to claw back control over their own economies, and in doing so are rebuilding connections to one another, while repairing fractured communities and damaged environments.|
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|Subject:||Globalization Economic aspects
International economic relations