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We’re All in it Together: An Economy in Which Relationships Matter Most


Michelle Long, Executive Director of Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE), speaks at the Schumacher Center for a New Economics Library about the initiatives that BALLE and various communities have taken to strengthen ties between people and place as well as to support the growing local economy movement. She believes that “we’re all in it together” to work towards opening and spreading the innate goodness within us all.

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Michelle Long

Michelle Long is the executive director of BALLE. Founded in 2001, BALLE’s purpose is to nurture and curate the emergence of a new economy — one that will gradually displace our destructive and failing economy with a system that supports the health, prosperity, and happiness for all people and regenerates the vital ecosystems upon which our economy … Continued

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