[permaculture] "Alternatives to Austerity"

Ernest Rando lotusdog at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 21 13:58:59 EST 2014


A playlist of the recent Degrowth 2014 Conference in Leipzig Germany

http://youtu.be/sJ-2bZ6iYEI?list=PL6V5cy43VNq7p-WMfNbaMw0YJ07HWoO_a


On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 1:16 AM, Steve Hart <stevenlawrencehart at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Greetings all this is quite a good example of energy building based around
> www.prout.org and the observations concerns and now possible solutions
> that
> could evolve. However we need to analyse the depths of this situation
> considerably further to gain a greater understanding of all the driving
> forces that are pushing us into this corner. One reality is that the entire
> global situation we are presently in the middle of has been strategically
> designed and is all running to plan. Even the extermination plans. So we
> ned to go beyond the beliefs that our governments are doing the best for
> us. In fact they are simple pawns in the game with a gun to their head. so
> if you care please do dig deeper and analyse it further for your self. And,
> perhaps develop workshops of this nature that could evolve a deeper more
> correct view of the realities we are subject to and face.
>
>
> Best regards
>
> Steve Hart
>
>
>
> *The Institute for Social Economy, **Asociaţia de Ajutor AMURTEL România *
>
> *and the Center for Democratic Development  *
>
> *are pleased to invite you to *
>
> *a two day seminar *
>
>
> *Austerity does not work*
>
> *A look at the evidence and suggestions for a new approach*
>
> la FDSC, bld. Nerva Traian 21 , 13-14 noiembrie, orele 14.00 - 17.30
>
>
>
>
> After several years of self-defeating austerity policies all around Europe,
> it is becoming more and more evident: Austerity measures do not reduce
> government debt, do not reduce unemployment, nor stimulate economic growth.
> Rather than cure the disease at its source, austerity measures are like an
> aggressive chemotherapy whose serious side effects nearly kill the patient,
> and further weaken an already weak immune system, leaving it more
> vulnerable than ever to the disease.
>
> But if government debt is out of control and austerity does not work, what
> are the alternative ways that can bring us back to prosperity?
>
> These are questions that will be discussed in this two day seminar.
>
> *We have invited a special guest, Tim Shanks from the Institute for a New
> Economic Future, who is presently co-authoring “Beyond the Euro Crisis:
> Rebuilding the World Economy from Bottom Up” which will be published next
> year. It is Tim's second workshop series in Romania. He has given workshops
> on the financial system and alternative economic futures in Europe, South
> America and Asia. He will share a penetrating and insightful analysis of
> the current European situation and offer some new strategies and
> conclusions.*
>
> *Together with the other activists and thinkers, you are invited to debate
> how these ideas can apply towards Romania's unique situation and
> relationship to the EU as one of the newer member states. *
>
> The seminar will cover the following topics:
>
> *Thursday, November 13th: "Austerity does not work"*
> 14.00-15.30 "The Evidence"
> 16:00-17:30 "The Explanation"
>
> *Friday, November 14th "The Alternative to austerity"*
> 14:00-15:30 "Necessary reform"
> 16:00 - 17:30 "Structural change"
>
> This event is by invitation only to researchers and activists in social
> economy, human rights, ecological sustainability and community
> development.  It will be held in English. Due to the limited space, you are
> invited to confirm your participation as soon as possible by November 7th.
>
> *Contact person:*  Didi  email: didi at amurtel.ro  telefon: 0744565252
>
>
>
>
> --
> Kia ora
>
> [image: Picture]
> *Steve Hart*
> Ecology Architect
> Designer, Teacher, Builder of Ecologically Sustainable Resilient
> Environments
> Skype: stevenlawrencehart
> Phone: +420 728 799 115
> Permaculture Global Design:
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>
>
>
> --
> Kia ora
>
> [image: Picture]
> *Steve Hart*
> Ecology Architect
> Designer, Teacher, Builder of Ecologically Sustainable Resilient
> Environments
> Skype: stevenlawrencehart
> Phone: +420 728 799 115
> Permaculture Global Design:
> www.permacultureglobaldesign.org
> The Permaculture College of Europe.
> www.permaculturecollege.eu
> GAPPS The Global Alliance for Permaculture Partnerships and Solutions.
> www.permaculturepartnerships.com
>
>
>
> --
> Kia ora
>
> [image: Picture]
> *Steve Hart*
> Ecology Architect
> Designer, Teacher, Builder of Ecologically Sustainable Resilient
> Environments
> Skype: stevenlawrencehart
> Phone: +420 728 799 115
> Permaculture Global Design:
> www.permacultureglobaldesign.org
> The Permaculture College of Europe.
> www.permaculturecollege.eu
> GAPPS The Global Alliance for Permaculture Partnerships and Solutions.
> www.permaculturepartnerships.com
>
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