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The 1st Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures of October 1981 emphasized the importance of vibrant regional economies at a time when the focus of the nation was on an expanding global economy. Much has happened since then. The promise of the global economy has faded in face of ever greater wealth disparity and environmental degradation. There is growing interest in building a new economy that is just and recognizes planetary limits. The speakers of the Schumacher Lecture Series continue to be at the forefront of this movement.

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The Schumacher Lectures The Schumacher Center for a New Economics

    • Society & Culture

The 1st Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures of October 1981 emphasized the importance of vibrant regional economies at a time when the focus of the nation was on an expanding global economy. Much has happened since then. The promise of the global economy has faded in face of ever greater wealth disparity and environmental degradation. There is growing interest in building a new economy that is just and recognizes planetary limits. The speakers of the Schumacher Lecture Series continue to be at the forefront of this movement.

Visit centerforneweconomics.org/donate to support our work.

    America Emerging: Western Civilization 2.0 - Otto Scharmer

    America Emerging: Western Civilization 2.0 - Otto Scharmer

    Otto Scharmer speaks on the necessary transition from an ego-centric economy to an eco-centric economy.

    • 57 min
    America Emerging: Culture and Economics - Van Jones

    America Emerging: Culture and Economics - Van Jones

    Van Jones speaks about Trayvon, robots, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    What About Us -- The Earth's People? - Charles Turner

    What About Us -- The Earth's People? - Charles Turner

    Charles (Chuck) Turner describes the transition from a materialist paradigm to a spiritual consciousness.

    • 58 min
    The Right Livelihood Award and Further Initiatives for a Sustainable Society - Jakob von Uexkull

    The Right Livelihood Award and Further Initiatives for a Sustainable Society - Jakob von Uexkull

    Von Uexkull describes the the Right Livelihood Award, known as "the Alternative Nobel Prize," and many of its recipients, including workers for human rights and justice, for environmental protection and spiritual regeneration.

    • 51 min
    It's Healing Time on Earth - David Brower

    It's Healing Time on Earth - David Brower

    David Brower shares stories of ecological destruction taking place in all parts of the world, while embellishing his narrative with stories of people working for ecological restoration and examples of the "miracles of wildness." Brower also identifies a strong public wish to assist with ecological restoration and urges us all to participate in restoration projects.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Local Stock Exchanges: The Next Wave of Community Economy Building" - Michael Shuman

    Local Stock Exchanges: The Next Wave of Community Economy Building" - Michael Shuman

    Michael Shuman argues for a local investment tool that will allow us to keep all of our money in the community and benefit small, local businesses.

    • 1 hr 19 min

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