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raised millions of dollars in needed community funds.
Local Energy Transfer Scheme, Ethical Investments, Intentional
Communities, alternative energy exchange and alternative economics are
Globalisation depends on strong regions for success so let's ensure
your region is clean and green and ready.
Globalisation, if it's based on the triumphs of post war
Internationalism (UN, WHO), results in capitalism with a social
conscious - is that the best we can hope for?
an increasingly global marketplace, the economic needs of small communities, particularly
in rural areas, must take priority.
strong and self-sustaining communities the world will be a much poorer
place - for the individuals who live there and for their neighbours
who will be missing on a trading partner who offers a diverse range of
products & services.
aside ideologies such as socialism and capitalism, thisism or thatism,
it should be recognised that humans have been 'trading' for thousands
of years - so we may as well get it organised!
in our haste to trade, some sustainable and unethical practices such
as rampant consumerism and wholesale environmental destruction have
become mainstream and acceptable to the uneducated.
is widely acknowledged that capitalism has many undesirable social consequences,
particularly for residents of developing nations and those who through illness, age
or circumstance do not participate in the workforce.
site is dedicated to the alternatives to unsustainable economic and
environmental practices. Budding freelance writers, community workers,
ethical entrepreneurs and
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using my resources as a former regional economic development manager
and an ethical journalist's sources to ensure accuracy amongst these
and good luck in your efforts to make your community a happier place
to live :) What have you done today for Gaia?
Webster, MBA, C.dec