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Another Reason to Promote Social Equity in U.S. Metros: Job Growth

Another Reason to Promote Social Equity in U.S. Metros: Job Growth | Community Economies | Scoop.it
In case public officials needed extra motivation.
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This news is nothing new but bears repeating

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The power of “What If…?” | Neighborhood Economics

The power of “What If…?” | Neighborhood Economics | Community Economies | Scoop.it

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On June Holley's recommendation

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Looks like great opportunity for economic network folks.

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> Innovations in Local Food Enterprise: Fresh Ideas for a Just and
Profitable Food System

> Innovations in Local Food Enterprise: Fresh Ideas for a Just and <br/>Profitable Food System | Community Economies | Scoop.it
Innovations in Local Food Enterprise: Fresh Ideas for a Just and Profitable Food System addresses one of the most complex issues facing food access and regional food system development allies today: how can consumer price and producer cost meet...
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Good on them for tackling a tough challenge - just price for farmers and access to healthy foods. 

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The (En)Rich List | A Wealth of Inspiration!

The (En)Rich List | A Wealth of Inspiration! | Community Economies | Scoop.it
A Wealth of Inspiration!
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Most of my favorite thinkers.  Any you would add?

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Virtual issue - ‘Imagining and Enacting Community Economies’

Virtual issue - ‘Imagining and Enacting Community Economies’ | Community Economies | Scoop.it
“What if we were to accept that the goal of thinking is not to extend knowledge by confirming what we already know, that the world is a place of domination and oppression? What if instead we though...
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Wealth of thought on economic diversity - can't wait to dive in

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New-Economy-Booklet-web-download-1.pdf

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The Donella Meadow's Institute's take on Vermont's New Economy.  Loved that they used her means-end sustainability framework. 

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Weaving the Community Resilience and New Economy Movement Report

Weaving the Community Resilience and New Economy Movement Report | Community Economies | Scoop.it
Weaving the Community Resilience and New Economy Movement: Voices and Reflections from the Field is a snapshot of an emerging movement. This movement is a sign of the growing recognition that what often are seen as separate movements—environment, soci

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Can't wait to read this one

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Green Economy at Community Scale | Metcalf Foundation

Green Economy at Community Scale | Metcalf Foundation | Community Economies | Scoop.it
The Metcalf Foundation is a private family foundation, based in Toronto, dedicated to advancing innovative approaches to sustainability, equity, and creativity.
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Tim Jackson's brilliant so I expect this report will be

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Giftivalve: A Reflection on Istanbul's Recent Gift Economy Festival

Giftivalve: A Reflection on Istanbul's Recent Gift Economy Festival | Community Economies | Scoop.it
The front door of our building for Gifival, on Istiklal in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Note-worthy post on the interesection of heart and mind discourses on gifts and gift economies

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Spain's communist model village

Spain's communist model village | Community Economies | Scoop.it
Amid the ruins of the Spanish economy, one Andalusian village is thriving. Could it be the answer to modern capitalism's failings, asks Dan Hancox
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Marinaleda has been taking back the economy since the 70's.  Communitarianism, co=operativists and labor intensive industry.  Live your future today. 

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Antipode RGS-IBG 2012 Lecture

Take Back the Economy, Any Time, Any Place: Pedagogies for Securing Community Economies
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Brilliant - Radical economic geographer and Marxist-feminist, Katherine Gibson, explores what it would take for us to live ethically in our economic domains through counter-discourses, such as:  How do we survive together well and equitably? How do we encounter others in ways that supports their wellbeing as well as our own?

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