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.

A Community of Mankind

April 3, 2020

During this period of isolation, forcing us to close our doors to the public, we wish to keep the resources of Schumacher Center’s Library available.

Re-imagining our Economies

March 26, 2020

As we work together to re-imagine our economies following the current shut-down, the writings of the late Jane Jacobs offer solid direction.