“Enforced dependency” is the term sociologists use for the creation of a class or group of people who are forced to rely on another more powerful class or group for the essentials of life. Tina Evans thinks that the global economic system has deliberately created this sort of dependency as one of its a key organising aspects.
A day-long conference organised by the Smart Taxes Network
, 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.
Conference at University College Cork which includes a seminar with Richard Douthwaite of Feasta
Richard Douthwaite will present the work of Feasta's Liquidity Network at Transition Kinsale's event: The Future of Money?
organised by Findhorn College
The way that money works today is one of the great invisible (to most) drivers of our rapacious earth – and community-devouring economy. So much so that Richard Douthwaite has said:
“If people living in an area cannot trade among themselves without using money issued by outsiders, their local economy will always be at the mercy of events elsewhere. The first step is for any community aiming to become more self-reliant is therefore to establish its own currency system”.
It is with this very much in mind that Findhorn College has created a 5-day course …
This event forms part of the day-long seminar “Investing in Ourselves: Realising Jobs and Capital for Communities”.
Date and Time: 10.00 – 16.00 on Tues 1st June 2010. (€30)
Venue: St Kieran’s Hall, Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary
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