LWM co-founder: rebuild and rediversify economies

Posted Posted in Devolution, Economy, Finance, Food, Globalisation, Import substitution, Local economies, Localisation, Planning, Regional economies, Trade, Transition

Last September, Colin Hines, co-founder of LWM, gave the final address (link to pdf here) at the 20th Conference on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe, at the Sapienza University in Rome (Department of Statistics), organised by the EuroMemo Group and jointly hosted with Economia Civile. His conclusion: “A successful campaign to turn Treaty of Rome into a “treaty of home” would […]

Democratise Birmingham?

Posted Posted in City council, Council, Democracy, Devolution, Government, Local government, Localisation, Planning, Politics, Regional economies, Transition

LWM Co-ordinator Karen Leach advocates that both ‘yes’ and ‘no’ campaigners take the initiative, capitalise on the passion of people on both sides and begin dialogue on progressive politics for our area on our terms . . . No stranger to this dialogue, LWM’s George Morran wrote earlier this year: “The reality of devolution has to be grasped for the […]