Strong local communities are built on the work of people like Anne Horrigan-Dixon. Anne is the former CEO of the Fitzroy Learning Network and still an indefatigable advocate for the rights of refugees and asylum seekers.” So it’s an absolute honour to receive her endorsement. “Richard has been a fantastic advocate for public housing, education, […]
Chicago Booth’s Raghuram G. Rajan explains how his 2019 book “The Third Pillar” makes the case for giving more power to local communities.
Suits and Savages (2000) – With mounting public pressure to change the way international development is shaped by agencies like the World Bank, the Global Environment Facility was created to fund projects “at the cutting edge of conservation”. Subscribe to Journeyman here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures We travel from one such project in southern India, to the USA, […]
Households and neighbourhoods feeding small-scale electricity and heat into a decentralised European energy grid: this is the vision developed by proponents of microgeneration. As much as half of EU citizens – including local communities, schools and hospitals – could be producing their own renewable electricity by 2050, meeting 45% of the EU’s energy demand, according […]
By Shae Russell from the Daily Reckoning Australia • Zeitgeist or devil? • Globalisation hurts the individual in the long term • Anti trade? Or pro local economy? Melbourne, Australia Friday, 8 February 2019. Dear Reader, I am currently writing to you from my Microsoft Surface Pro 4 while sitting comfortably in my hair salon […]
Abusing the Rights Of Local Communities Worldwide The Social Credit System (Chinese: 社会信用体系; pinyin: shèhuì xìnyòng tǐxì) is a national reputation system being developed by the Chinese government. By 2020, it is intended to standardise the assessment of citizens’ and businesses’ economic and social reputation, or ‘credit’. As of mid-2018, it is unclear whether the […]