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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Date and Time: 26th – 29th March 2010
Venue: University of Barcelona, Plaça Universitat, Barcelona, Spain
Details at http://www.degrowth.eu/v1/
Feasta members conducted three workshops at this conference. They were on non-debt money systems, on financing arrangements compatible with a static or shrinking economy, and on economic democracy. You can download the steering papers for their workshops by clicking on the underlined words. The slides Richard Douthwaite showed during his talk are here.
A Look at Rural Social Enterprises in Britain and the Czech Republic
Living-and often thriving-in the cracks between the business world and the state system is an amazing variety of organisations which, according to some economists, theoretically shouldn't exist. That's because their goal is not to make profits but to meet social needs which both the market and government either can't meet nearly as well or have totally ignored.