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Friday event: Dublin : Can we have our money back?

Apr 23, 2014 2 Comments by
Prof. Mary Mellor. the author of 'The Future of Money' gives a lecture/ discussion in Dublin this Friday on the practicalities of reclaiming the power of money-issue from the private banks, and directing its spend-into-use in a truly democratic fashion
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FEASTA Guest Lecture & Discussion: Creating & Directing Public Money by Mary Mellor

Apr 07, 2014 Comments Off by
Friday 25th April 2014, 6pm for 6.30 start at Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Sq. , Dublin. Mary Mellor is Emeritus Professor in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Northumbria University in Newcastle. One of her primary interests is in developing radical alternative models of money, finance and economic development.
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The Money Mess conference

Oct 31, 2013 Comments Off by
You can now see videos from the one-day conference hosted by Feasta and Sensible Money on May 31st to explore the consequences of our malfunctioning money system and some of the proposals for its reform, replacement or supplement.
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“Fresh approaches to tackling climate change” – Feasta/WinACC workshop

May 27, 2013 Comments Off by
Environmental activists and anyone with an interest in environmental law are cordially invited to a weekend seminar organised by FEASTA and WinACC (Winchester Action on Climate Change). The seminar will consider fresh approaches to tackling climate change and how they might be put into action. It will appeal to those who like to hear alternative perspectives, challenge conventional thinking, and explore ideas through discussion with others. Saturday June 29th – Sunday June 30th 2013.
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“The Fair Tax” launch party

Sep 19, 2012 Comments Off by
“The Fair Tax” was launched by Smart Taxes in Buswells hotel yesterday. Fr Sean Healy introduced the book with a call for general tax reform. He pointed out that Social Justice Ireland has always been a supporter of land value tax. A proposal for a land value tax to fund a citizens income has been floated in a recent European conference held on social justice issues, with which he heartily agrees. He commended the book using the words of economist Colm McCarthy in the preface.
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Feasta Climate Group Weekend

Mar 29, 2012 Comments Off by
Feasta's Climate Group would like to extend an invitation to members of our wider network to its annual gathering, to be held this year in the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in Wales. This year's gathering will see the first public launch of Sharing for Survival, Feasta's latest publication. Dates: Weekend of April 13-15th 2012 Venue: Centre for Alternative Technology, Machnlleth, North Wales. Costs: accommodation aprox £70 per person sharing for the 2 nights (plus £5 for bed linen) plus cost of travel, food and drink.
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National strategies for dealing with Ireland’s debt crisis: exploring the options – September 22-23 2011

Sep 17, 2011 Comments Off by
Feasta’s Autumn conference examined measures that this country could adopt to secure its economic future which would not leave it reliant on external factors largely outside of its control. Scenarios explored included the potential collapse of the eurozone. The conference featured prominent international and Irish economists and was aimed at economists, politicians, policy-makers, business people, social partners, and other key decision-makers. Conference videos Conference programme (pdf)
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Lessons from the Crisis: Money, Taxes and Saving in a Changing World – May 9th 2011

Apr 10, 2011 1 Comment
A day-long conference organised by the Smart Taxes Network and TASC, which will showcase an alternative set of economic policies that aims to recover economic control, staunch the loss of jobs and emigration and create a secure future for young and old in Ireland. Featuring international and national speakers from the cutting edge of progressive and sustainable economic fields.
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Lessons from the Crisis, Lessons for the Future – May 11th

Apr 10, 2011 Comments Off
Public Lecture on Modern Money Theory and the economic crisis, organised by Smart Taxes
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Feasta climate weekend – April 28th to 30th

Apr 08, 2011 1 Comment
Members from Britain and Ireland meet to discuss current thinking on the climate crisis and draw up the group's programme of work for the next year. This year's meeting is in Cloughjordan, County Tipperary, Ireland. Attendance is limited to 20 and only two or three places are still available.
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Low External Input Agriculture: the only road to a sustainable food supply – April 28th

Apr 08, 2011 Comments Off
Two public lectures hosted by the Carbon Cycles and Sinks Network and Gorta. The first lecture, "Organic farming's role in improving food security and combatting climate change", features Gundala Azeez as the speaker. The second, "Biochar's role in increasing fertility and reducing fertiliser use", will be presented by Dr. Witold Kwapinski and David Friese-Greene.
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Lessons from the Crisis, Lessons for the Future – May 11th

Apr 08, 2011 Comments Off
Public Lecture on Modern Money Theory and the economic crisis, organised by Smart Taxes
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Cap and Share Meeting

Jul 09, 2010 Comments Off

Birmingham, Thursday 15th July 2010, 1.30 – 5.00pm.

A Cap and Share UK meeting took place at Birmingham Voluntary Service Council Conference Centre (Address 138 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DR, tel. 0121 643 4343, or see

Meeting Agenda:

(1) Developments since the last meeting in Winchester – including the UNEP, Ireland, ZCB 2030, discussions with colleagues in the USA and Germany (commons’ alliances), the upcoming Cap and Share video.

(2) Finance Report

(3) Upcoming Cap and Share Book, with short presentations from on content from the co-authors on the themes of the book. (See below for more details.)

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