Richard Heinberg and Helena Norberg-Hodge in Conversation

July 10, 2020

Heinberg and Norberg-Hodge are experts on climate change, localization, and sustainability. Their past lectures have been almost prophetic in their accuracy, and their ideas are more relevant now than ever. In celebration of 40 years of the Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures, and in anticipation of the October 25, 2020 Lectures with Kali Akuno and George Monbiot, … Continued

Michael Shuman and Judy Wicks in Conversation

July 3, 2020

Every year during the first decade of this century, the Business Alliance for a Local Living Economy (BALLE) would hold its annual conference.  Those conferences were a celebration of local economies and the small businesses that built those economies.  Judy Wicks, Michael Shuman, David Korten, Laury Hammel, Don Shaffer, Michelle Long, and Merrian Goggio Borgeson … Continued

Announcing the Schumacher Conversations

June 30, 2020

In celebration of 40 years of the Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures, and in anticipation of the October 25, 2020 Lectures with Kali Akuno and George Monbiot, we are highlighting the work of past speakers and asking for updates of their earlier remarks in light of recent events. With one exception, the Schumacher Conversations will … Continued

A Black Commons

June 1, 2020

Since its founding in 1980 the Schumacher Center for a New Economics has been an advocate for community land trusts as a way to create more equitable access to land.

Listen to the Poets

April 11, 2020

Hunter Hannum was in the audience on October 19, 1991 for the Eleventh Annual E. F. Schumacher Lecture, delivered by Thomas Berry. 

Local Dollars, Local Sense

April 9, 2020

Michael Shuman’s new essay outlines 12 asks you can make now of your state’s legislators that will help ensure the resilience of your local economy in the future.