Our mission is to envision a just and regenerative economy; apply the concepts locally; then share the results for broad replication.




Welcoming the Future

Rapid change has characterized the past few years. Climate-induced disruption, Covid variants, social upheavals, political paralysis, supply chain dysfunctions, the widening wealth gap. We barely learn to adjust to one situation as individuals, communities, or nation-states when a whole new set of circumstances emerges. At the Schumacher Center we are taking the stance of welcoming…

Dreaming of Salmon Economics and Other Splendors

Our printed Schumacher Lecture pamphlets now number nearly eighty. They may be read online for free, purchased as ebooks, and many can be heard in podcast form or through archive.org. The latest appear as videos on YouTube. But there are still those of us who prefer to experience these splendid lectures by turning the printed…

Radically Loving

Author, lawyer, and activist Julian Aguon, a native of the island of Guam, will deliver the 41st Annual E. F. Schumacher Lecture—Felled by Beauty: Guam and the End of American Empire. The date is Sunday, October 24th at 3PM EDT New York City, 9PM CEST Amsterdam, 5AM ChST Guam. The free event will be held…

"Since there is now increasing evidence of environmental deterioration, particularly in living nature, the entire outlook and methodology of economics is being called into question. The study of economics is too narrow and too fragmentary to lead to valid insights, unless complemented and completed by a study of meta-economics."

- E. F. Schumacher, Small is Beautiful