LETS Make it happen
a CED Backgrounder on Alternative Economics
Lets make it happen, is a plea for creating collective economic institutions including community currency, development of local markets and bio-mass based industry. It is a backgrounder on Alternative economics for activists and social workers, which says, TAMA: There Are Many Alternatives, to mainstream Globalisation and to an economics which continuously marginalises the poor
Table of Contents:
Section I : Towards a New Economics: The struggle against TINA is firstly conceptual and thus begins with challenging some of the basic assumptions of classical economics.
Section II: Market Fundamentalism
The nature and functioning of the modern market lies at the heart of the crisis precipitated by the prevailing form of globalisation.
Section III: New Money
Paper money in the bank is quated with wealth rather than tangibles like natural resources that actually sustain life.
Section IV: Going Local
Cosmopolitian Localism, which is not a cloaked parachialism, involves new approaches to evaluating real wealth creating sustainability and promoting true peace and international security.