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#94 Gwendolyn Hallsmith: Moving Back to a Caring Economy What Could Possibly Go Right?

    • Society & Culture

Gwendolyn Hallsmith is the Executive Director of Global Community Initiatives, a non-profit organization she founded in 2002, and has just celebrated their 20th anniversary. She is the author of six books on sustainable community and economic development and has worked with communities all over the world to foster caring communities, vibrant local economies, good governance, efficient services, and healthy ecosystems. She founded Vermonters for a New Economy to work on economic solutions at the state level, and the Headwaters Garden and Learning Center, an ecovillage in Cabot, VT. 
She answers the question of “What Could Possibly Go Right?” with thoughts including:
Transitioning away from capitalism into new ways of thinking; a “caring economy”Alternative examples for money and ownership, such as timebanking, neighborhood caring models, universal basic income, and sharing economyThe need to make changes in three systems of food, energy and moneyResources
Song: “The End of Capitalism Rag” by Global Community Initiatives https://youtu.be/BK_MgvD7QAc www.global-community.org www.neweconomyvt.org www.headwatersvermont.org www.facebook.com/TheNewEconomistas Support the showComplete Show Notes

Gwendolyn Hallsmith is the Executive Director of Global Community Initiatives, a non-profit organization she founded in 2002, and has just celebrated their 20th anniversary. She is the author of six books on sustainable community and economic development and has worked with communities all over the world to foster caring communities, vibrant local economies, good governance, efficient services, and healthy ecosystems. She founded Vermonters for a New Economy to work on economic solutions at the state level, and the Headwaters Garden and Learning Center, an ecovillage in Cabot, VT. 
She answers the question of “What Could Possibly Go Right?” with thoughts including:
Transitioning away from capitalism into new ways of thinking; a “caring economy”Alternative examples for money and ownership, such as timebanking, neighborhood caring models, universal basic income, and sharing economyThe need to make changes in three systems of food, energy and moneyResources
Song: “The End of Capitalism Rag” by Global Community Initiatives https://youtu.be/BK_MgvD7QAc www.global-community.org www.neweconomyvt.org www.headwatersvermont.org www.facebook.com/TheNewEconomistas Support the showComplete Show Notes

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