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How We Can Transition to a “Bottom Up” Economy by Chuck Collins — YES! Magazine

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***Transforming Communities Series: Building a New Economy***

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            I love YES! Magazine; it is truly a national treasure! Today’s post shares the key idea that a new economy must be built from the ground up and at the local level. Across the world there are many organizations working to make this happen. The essay here introduces an important new book, Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up, a primer for local action. Get it. Share it.

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Source: How We Can Transition to a “Bottom Up” Economy by Chuck Collins — YES! Magazine

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Shaping of New Economies Everywhere!

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What Quebec Can Teach Us About Creating a More Equitable Economy – Shareable

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***Transforming the Economy Series: The Sharing Economy in Quebec***

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            While the experts talk about the problems of our current economic systems, communities across the world are creating opportunities for developing sustainable and more equitable economies. I think this is another strong argument for my contention that the solutions are going to come from local efforts multiplied many times over. Today’s post from Shareable is a great introduction to what is happening in the Canadian province of Quebec.

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Source: What Quebec Can Teach Us About Creating a More Equitable Economy – Shareable

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates Local Innovations in a Sharing Economy!

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Why AnyShare is the First ‘Complete’ Cooperative in the US – Shareable

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***Shaping A New Economy Series: The Cooperative Movement***

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          Transforming economies to become sustainable and inclusive requires  innovation in the ways we live, work, and interact. The cooperative movement in all its guises is essential to the process. Today’s post from Shareable takes an in-depth look at AnyShare‘s development. The interview has links to three case studies in developing cooperatives. You may find some useful ideas for your own community.

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Source: Why AnyShare is the First ‘Complete’ Cooperative in the US – Shareable

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The Creative Apothecary Believes in the Power of Cooperation!

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How L’Atelier Paysan Cooperative in France Supports Independent Farmers – Shareable

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***Shaping A New Economy Series: Small Farmers ***

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          Transforming our economies to be inclusive and sustainable is the future. One effective way of achieving these goals is through the coop movement. Today’s post shares information about a cooperative venture in France that works with independent small farmers. You may find some ideas here that you could adapt in your own community.

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Source: How L’Atelier Paysan Cooperative in France Supports Independent Farmers – Shareable

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Work of Small Farmers!

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