Excerpt: That Which Makes you Unique Makes You Valuable

This selection comes from an early chapter of The Local Economy Revolution: What's Changed and How You Can Help.  If you like it, you will probably like the whole book. You can learn more and order it in the format of your choice (print, digital, Kindle) right here.   That which makes you unique makes you …

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The Wise Economy Manifesto, version 2.0

This is a selection from The Local Economy Revolution: What's Changed and How You Can Help.  If you like what you read here, you'll probably like what you read in the book.  Learn how you can pick it up in print or for your Kindle, iPad or other electronic reader right here.   In 2010, I …

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Random Excerpt: Economic Development Isn’t About Increasing Jobs. We Know That.

This a random selection from The Local Economy Revolution: What's Changed and How You Can Help.  It's intended to give you a little taste of what you'll find inside the book.  Like one of those little tester spoons of ice cream, but this one isn't going to trick you into thinking you want the triple …

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Random Excerpt: Vive la Revolucion

This random except actually comes from the foreword of The Local Economy Revolution: What's Changed and How You Can Help .  Sometimes random takes you to the beginning.  Go figure.   --- Change sucks.   None of us want to live in a world where the basic assumptions that we framed our lives and work around are …

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Random Excerpt: The Logic of Failure

Every week I crack open The Local Economy Revolution: What's Changed and How You Can Help to a random chapter, and copy what I find there into here.  If you like what you see here, you will probably like the book.  And if you don't like what you see here, you might like the rest of the …

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Random Excerpt: the Paper Machine and the Gardener

This is a random excerpt from The Local Economy Revolution.  Yes, it was really randomly selected.  But the book is not random.  Want to learn more? Check it out here. --- This is a paper machine. My husband ran one in the 1990s.  I’ve often said it’s the only job he ever had where I …

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Random Excerpt: Externalities R Us

Every so often, I open The Local Economy Revolution to a random location and copy down here what I find.  Intrigued by what you read? You can get the whole book here.   --- The easiest unintended consequences to figure out are those that will impact me directly – the ones that will come back …

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