Archive for September, 2012

Classic economics, modern times and land value tax

Classic economics, modern times and land value tax

Published on September 29, 2012 in Blog, Finance with 7 Comments

REconomy’s history is rooted in the ’environmental’ movements related to climate change, peak oil and many other forms of environmental degradation. For many of us ‘greens’ economics is a foreign language that we are having to learn rapidly. For those wanting a good overview of the roots of the existing economic theory this is a useful […]

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REconomy Project Day – Sept 14th – Photos, audio and film

REconomy Project Day – Sept 14th – Photos, audio and film

Published on September 18, 2012 in Economic enablers, Project news with 4 Comments

If you missed the Transition Network’s REconomy Project Day on September the 14th or were there but had to choose between two great sessions then this is the place to find out what when on. For those interested in the rest of the Transition Conference there’s a great diversity of documented material over on the […]

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Reflections on my REconomy Roadtrip – big challenges and big possibilities

Reflections on my REconomy Roadtrip – big challenges and big possibilities

Published on September 4, 2012 in Blog with 3 Comments

‘Road trip’ sounds better, but it was of course a rail trip, taking in 10 places over 1,500 miles in 22 train legs in 11 days – from Totnes to Maidenhead, Lewes, Brixton, Norwich, Durham, Dunbar nr Edinburgh, Slaithwaite, Manchester and Hereford then back to Devon. I also visited Todmorden for their Incredible Edible projects, the only […]

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REconomy Roadtrip – a list of enterprises

REconomy Roadtrip – a list of enterprises

Published on September 4, 2012 in Blog with 0 Comments

There’s more detail on most of these in the individual blog posts for each place (click on the place name), but here’s a quick summary of the enterprises I came across on my travels, whether emerging from Transition, a connected enterprise* or nothing to do with Transition at all**, as far as we know:   […]

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REc Roadtrip – Electric Avenue, long-term unemployed and remaking in Brixton

REc Roadtrip – Electric Avenue, long-term unemployed and remaking in Brixton

Published on September 3, 2012 in Blog, Finance with 0 Comments

Walking out of the station and down the famous Electric Avenue, a busy street market with stalls full of exotic looking vegetables, independent brightly coloured shops selling vibrant materials and reggae music blasting out from shops’ waterproofed speakers, I feel the excitement of being somewhere different.  This short video about the Brixton Pound gives you […]

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