Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age (2020)

Going Local Creating Self Reliant Communities in a Global Age National drug chains squeeze local pharmacies out of business while corporate downsizing ships jobs overseas All across America communities large and small are losing control of their economies to o
  • Title: Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age
  • Author: Michael H. Shuman
  • ISBN: 9780415927680
  • Page: 322
  • Format: Paperback
  • National drug chains squeeze local pharmacies out of business, while corporate downsizing ships jobs overseas All across America, communities large and small are losing control of their economies to outside interests Going Local shows how some cities and towns are fighting back Refusing to be overcome by Wal Marts and layoffs, they are taking over abandoned factories, sNational drug chains squeeze local pharmacies out of business, while corporate downsizing ships jobs overseas All across America, communities large and small are losing control of their economies to outside interests Going Local shows how some cities and towns are fighting back Refusing to be overcome by Wal Marts and layoffs, they are taking over abandoned factories, switching to local produce and manufactured goods, and pushing banks to loan money to local citizens Shuman details how dozens of communities are recapturing their own economies with these new strategies, investing not in outsiders but in locally owned businesses.
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    One Reply to “Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age”

    1. Overall I think it was a good book A nice introduction and expansion of what it means to go local The book is short on details though and reads as pie in the sky wishful thinking.My big issue with the book is that Shuman advocates for local power and smaller units of government, but glosses over the dangers of parochialism Call me a cynic, but I just don t believe that people are as good natured as Shuman does Smaller government may be closer to citizens, but that doesn t mean that citizens wil [...]

    2. Overall I think it was a good book A nice introduction and expansion of what it means to go local The book is short on details though and reads as pie in the sky wishful thinking.My big issue with the book is that Shuman advocates for local power and smaller units of government, but glosses over the dangers of parochialism Call me a cynic, but I just don t believe that people are as good natured as Shuman does Smaller government may be closer to citizens, but that doesn t mean that citizens wil [...]

    3. This guy is preaching the gospel, billions in lobbying and PR notwithstanding It s mostly still relevant, except that there are references to President Clinton and to Enron pre scandal.

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