Category Archives: local community

The future must come from the grassroots 

The world economy is shrinking and the population is increasing.  Food poverty is spreading.  Seen from the top-down the future looks bleak. Our growth-led system is leading to global extinction.  We do not yet have a positive future to imagine. … Continue reading

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Shifting Paradigms – a Conversation

https://www.localfutures.org/programs/global-to-local/local-futures-podcast/jeremy-lent-shifting-paradigms/?

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‘Us and them’: A mindset that has failed our communities

A long read and very good. ‘Us and them’: A mindset that has failed our communities

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Local Trust Timeline

A  fascinating timeline done for the Local Trust by David Boyle, https://localtrust.org.uk/local-trust-timeline/timeline-assets/#vars!date=1940-01-28_00:00:00

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Not on the agenda in Glasgow: real climate action

Copied from “Local Futures” November 4, 2021 by Alex Jensen and Steven Gorelick 1 Comment What can we expect to come out of the Glasgow COP meetings?  If the pattern established by previous COPs is repeated, not much.  Dire statistics will be cited, pleas for … Continue reading

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REWILDING AND THE RURAL ECONOMY: How Nature-Based Economies can help boost and sustain local communities

Rewilding Britain has released an important report  Rewilding Britain believes that a new and thriving ecosystem of employment can be built around the restoration and rewilding of nature. We propose the creation of localised Nature-Based Economies across 30% of Britain by 2030. We … Continue reading

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Useful Community Development Approaches Create Hope for Neighborhoods

An interesting American website.  

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