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Local Prosperity

In her talk for the Centre for Local Prosperity, Susan Witt discusses the building blocks of a responsible new economics—land, labor, and capital. She describes the Schumacher Center’s Community Supported Industry initiative and argues that cites and regions become stronger economically when they start to produce for for themselves the goods that they have been importing, in the process creating jobs and increasing economic self-sufficiency.


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Susan Witt

Susan Witt is the Executive Director of the Schumacher Center for a New Economics, which she co-founded with Robert Swann in 1980. She has led the development of the Schumacher Center’s highly regarded publications, library, seminars, and other educational programs, which established the Center as a pioneering voice for an economics shaped by social and ecological principles. Deeply engaged … Continued

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