Towards a localised future: the rising global-to-local movement

Posted Posted in Education, Food, Globalisation, Local economies, Localisation, Trade

A New Economy Convergence This one-day meeting in London will provide an opportunity to take part in the rising global-to-local movement and to discuss the strategies required to move away from a corporate-led growth economy towards diverse local economies in service of people and planet. There will be news of inspiring initiatives worldwide aimed at resisting global trade treaties and […]

At a time of ‘austerity’ for so many, are there more beneficial uses for taxpayers’ money than mega airports and HS2?

Posted Posted in Economy, Energy, Environment, Globalisation, Government, High Speed 2, Transport

In the FT today, James Skinner, chairman emeritus of the New Economics Foundation, asks fundamentally important questions about a stance often adopted by politicians with an interest in supporting multinational business. . He was prompted to do so by a recent FT editorial “A better plan for London airports”, which cited the fact that Schiphol offers more flights to China […]