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All Struggles Are Connected

In February of this year, the Schumacher Center hosted a two-day meeting of representatives of foundations and organizations concerned about the climate crisis. The gathering sought to probe the roots of the crisis and in doing so, better access where to put our collective energies and resources to create change. The title of the gathering … Continued

Changing the Narrative of Land Ownership

George Monbiot delivered the 40th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lecture on October 25th. Titled Private Sufficiency, Public Luxury: Land is the Key to the Transformation of Society,  the talk was followed by a question period hosted by Jodie Evans and joined by Greg Watson.

Schumacher Conversation Videos

Thank you for joining us this summer for the Schumacher Conversation series highlighting past Schumacher Lecturers. Recordings of the Conversations can be viewed for free on our YouTube channel. George Monbiot of London’s The Guardian will deliver the 40th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lecture on Sunday, October 25, 2020. The title of his talk is … Continued

"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