19th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures

Chellis Glendinning, Jerry Mander, William Schambra

Chellis Glendinning, Jerry Mander, and William Schambra spoke at the Nineteenth Annual Schumacher Lectures on October 23rd 1999 at the Salisbury Congregational Church.

Chellis Glendinning shared stories about  the particular spots on the map where people have learned to set their roots, connect with the land, and live their lives in effective harmony with their surroundings.

Jerry Mander discussed the devastating effects of the current global economy and  the steps that can be taken by individuals and groups in opposition to globalization.

William Schambra focused on creating the conditions for people to practice the art of self-governance in small face-to-face communities.


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Event Speakers

Chellis Glendinning

Chellis Glendinning was born just after World War II and came of age during the decolonization, liberation, and feminist movements. The central themes of her writings and presentations include the interlace of the personal with the political and a critique of mass technological society as contrasted by sustainable, nature-based cultures. She has written several books, … Continued

Jerry Mander

Jerry Mander is the founder, former director, and presently distinguished fellow of the International Forum on Globalization (IFG), a San Francisco “think tank” focused since 1994 on exposing the negative impacts of economic globalization, and the need for economic transitions toward sustainable local economies. He was also, until recently, program director of the Foundation for … Continued

William A. Schambra

William A. Schambra joined the Hudson Institute as a Senior Fellow and director of the Institute’s Bradley Center for Philanthropy and Civic Renewal in 2003. Prior to that, he became senior vice-president for programs at the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in 1992. Preceding his tenure at Bradley he served as a senior advisor and … Continued


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