At this time of year – the Thanksgiving season – more Americans are celebrating conspicuous food consumption than giving thanks for a successful harvest. But in either case it’s a good time to consider how to feed not only America’s population in the years to come, but the rest of the world’s 7 billion inhabitants.…
Mark is an economist and author of The Economics of Happiness: Building Genuine Wealth.
This is James Skinner’s plenary talk at ISEC’s Economics of Happiness conference held in Byron Bay, Australia in March 2013. James is former chairman and present trustee of the New Economics Foundation.
This is Devinder Sharma’s plenary talk at ISEC’s Economics of Happiness conference held in Byron Bay, Australia in March 2013. Devinder is a journalist and author of In The Famine Trap and Keeping the Other Half Hungry.
This is Dave Rastovich’s plenary talk at ISEC’s Economics of Happiness conference held in Byron Bay, Australia in March 2013. Dave is a professional free surfer and co-founder of Surfers for Cetaceans.
Charles is the author of The Yoga of Eating, The Ascent of Humanity, and Sacred Economics
Manish is coordinator of Shikshantar, the People’s Institute for Rethinking Education and Development, and co-founder of Swaraj University, which is dedicated to the regeneration of local culture, economy and ecology.
This is a short introduction to an international conference held in Byron Bay, Australia, from March 15 to 17, 2013. The conference brought together thinkers, writers and activists from six continents to outline a vision of economic localization: a profound shift in direction that offers the prospect of both ecological and personal well-being.