Essay

Democratizing Monetary Issue: Vision and Implementation in the Berkshire Region of the U.S.

Democratizing Monetary Issue: Vision and

Implementation in the Berkshire Region of the U.S.

by Susan Witt
 

SCHUMACHER CENTER ESSAY, APRIL 2017

EDITED BY HILDEGARDE HANNUM 

 

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The following text is an updated version of the 1995 essay "Local Currencies: Catalysts for Sustainable Regional Economies" by Susan Witt and Robert Swann. The 1995 essay was based on one of the Eighth Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures presented by Robert Swann in 1988.

"Oh, I Get It, You Are The Good Guys"

"Oh, I Get It, You Are The Good Guys":

A Real Story About SHARE

by Susan Witt


SCHUMACHER CENTER ESSAY

 
"Perhaps we cannot raise the winds. But each of us can put up the sail, so that when the wind comes we can catch it."

- E. F. Schumacher


 

Regio Complements Euro: New Paths to Sustainable Prosperity

Regio Complements Euro: New Paths to

Sustainable Prosperity

by Margrit Kennedy
 

LOCAL CURRENCIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY CONFERENCE
JUNE 25-27, 2004, BARD COLLEGE,
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY
EDITED BY HILDEGARDE HANNUM

 

Translated from the German by Claudia Vispo and Hildegarde Hannum. Further editorial input from Jacqui Dunne of the Access Foundation.

 


 

Abstract

Local Currencies in the 21st Century: Understanding Money, Building Local Economies, Renewing Community

 

Local Currencies in the 21st Century:

Understanding Money, Building Local Economies,

Renewing Community

by Christopher Lindstrom and Susan Witt


CONFERENCE REPORT, JUNE 2004 

 


 

“There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.”  - Victor Hugo

 


 

Direct Action and the Urban Environment

 

Direct Action and the Urban Environment

by Robert Swann


ESSAY, JULY 1964 

 

The following essay was printed in ANARCHY 41: THE LAND (Vol. 4 No. 7) July 1964.

 


 

The Economics of Peace

 

The Economics of Peace

by Robert Swann


PEACE NEWS, 1967 

 

This article was originally published in The Catholic Worker (January 1967).

 


 

Regional Responsibility for Farm Land

 

Regional Responsibility for Farm Land

by Susan Witt


SCHUMACHER CENTER NEWSLETTER, SPRING 1985 

 

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In 1981, Robert Swann, founding president of the Schumacher Center for a New Economics, helped to form the Community Land Trust in the South Berkshires. The Community Land Trust currently owns ten acres with four house sites clustered to intrude as little as possible on the remaining apple orchard. The offices of the Schumacher Center are housed on the land.

Introduction from "The Community Land Trust: A Guide to a New Model for Land Tenure in America"

 

Introduction from "The Community Land Trust:

A Guide to a New Model for Land Tenure

in America"

by Robert Swann


ESSAY, 1972 

 

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INTRODUCTION

A New Lease on Farmland: Assuring a Future for Farming in the Northeast

 

A New Lease on Farmland: Assuring a Future for

Farming in the Northeast

by Susan Witt and Jay Rossier
 

SCHUMACHER CENTER POSITION PAPER, 1990
EDITED BY HILDEGARDE HANNUM

 

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Farmland Preservation: A First Step

Here in the Northeast, the past several years have seen a tremendous boost in public awareness of the importance of farmland preservation.

The Grace of Import Replacement

 

The Grace of Import Replacement

by Susan Witt


SCHUMACHER CENTER ESSAY, 2010 

 

The following essay is from the book What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs, New Village Press, 2010.

 

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