Giovanni - What beautiful compilation of photos and description! Gaia Home looks and sounds like it was indeed a beautiful and uplifting gathering. Wish I could have been there.
Join the conversation about the new economics, the wealth divide, earth rights, environmental justice and barefoot economics.
· ENGAGE with thinkers and activists in the fields of economic and social justice.
· LEARN how we WILL make the leaps - from war to peace, from crises to transformation.
· Help BUILD a new economics grounded in the tenets of thinking and acting both globally and locally, embracing environmental stewardship and The Golden Rule.
· Jump on board and BE PART OF THE SOLUTION!
The five 90-minute teleseminars will be held the first Sunday of every month beginning August 5:
August 5 Economics and Conscious Evolution
September 2 Addressing the Wealth Divide
October 7 Common and Individual Economic Rights
November 4 Economics of War and Peace
December 2 Moving Into a New Local-to-Global Economic Ethic
1:00pm US West Coast / 4:00pm US East Coast/ 9:00 PM London and Lagos
To find the time in other time zones go to: the World Clock.
This teleseminar series is FREE but PARTICIPANT LIMIT is 200, so REGISTER NOW!
Alanna Hartzok is Co-Director of Earth Rights Institute and author of The Earth Belongs to Everyone, recipient of the 2008 Radical Middle Book Award. A United Nations NGO representative and former board member of United for a Fair Economy, Alanna serves on the Advisory Counsel of the Prout Research Institute of Venezuela and is a senior associate of the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation. Her work for new economics grew out of her search for understanding root causes of poverty and war.
Wendell Fitzgerald holds a law degree and for several years worked inside a major corporation. His experiences and observations led to his involvement with new paradigm economics. He currently serves as President of the Henry George School of Social Science of Northern California. Of primary interest to him is how economics can be returned to its rightful place as guide to securing basic needs for all, including the need for fulfillment of what Abraham Maslow called "the further reaches of human nature."
REGISTER HERE for Sustainable Economics for the 21st Century
Preparation for each session includes readings, videos, weblinks and online course modules. You will receive details for each of the five sessions upon registration.
If you have asked even one of the following questions of yourself or others, this series is for you!
As caretakers of earth, how do we evolve away from just surviving
To environmental and social justice, to actively sustaining the web of life?
How do we move from competition to true co-operation?
Is there a middle path between the extremes of capitalism and communism?
Is there a path that encompasses the needs of All?
How can earth's wealth be fairly and more equitably shared?
How can I make a difference in the world?
How can I heal economic ruptures of poverty and insecure employment?
What are green taxes and resource rent?
What is the significance of "earned" vs "unearned" income?
These questions and more will be fully addressed in the Sustainable Economics for the 21st Century Teleseminar Series!
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