Schumacher Society

Mondragon: Reclaiming Regional Production Capacity

Judith Schwartz's article on the Mondragon Cooperatives was posted today at Miller-McCune.

The loss of productive capacity and skills leaves regional economies vulnerable. Mondragon provides an example of how to reverse that trend and create new jobs.

http://www.miller-mccune.com/business_economics/this-import-might-preser...

This Import Might Preserve American Jobs
Might a cooperative model that arose from ashes of a civil war serve the Rust Belt economies of America's Midwest?

Schumacher lectures/Amherst Community TV

Ernie Urvater of Amherst Community TV filmed the 2009 E. F. Schumacher Lectures in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. His films of Bill McKibben and Benjamin Barber's talks will be aired on ACTV.

Scheduled times for the airings are below. You can also stream the shows from the links below.

We hope you enjoy these presentations as much as those attending the lectures enjoyed and were inspired by them.

Benjamin Barber
11/23/2009 at 12:00 PM
11/26/2009 at 6:35 PM
11/30/2009 at 12:00 PM

Bill McKibben

Economic Wisdom

This Sunday, August 16th, 2009, would have been Fritz Schumacher's 98th birthday. In honor of this occasion we have included a selection of our favorite quotes from "Small is Beautiful: Economics as If People Mattered."

The Relevance of E. F. Schumacher in the 21st Century

John Fullerton described the current financial collapse in his May 2008 essay "The Relevance of E. F. Schumacher in the 21st Century." It now seems prophetic.

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