Federating Change

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Think globally, act locally, we often hear it said. But local action alone will not change the prevailing, destructive ethics of world commerce. The world needs to hear about the tide of insights and...
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The 25th anniversary bash of the National Congress for Community Economic Development (NCCED) shows what kind of clout the community sector now musters in the U.S.
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Political-economic dogma be damned. Circumstances are driving organized labour, like CED practitioners, to graze in the field of community-based economics in the name of social justice. Isn't it time...
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The Canadian CED Network launches a membership drive to lay the groundwork for a national conference in 2000.
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Touted as a sterling example of CED in action, Revelstoke urges other small towns to go one better - affiliate with a national organization that can link you to the best information and assistance...
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If industrial agriculture is ever to be dislodged, its opponents must achieve a strategic vision that encompasses a vast range of issues. Labour practices, pesticide reduction, farmland protection,...
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To re-integrate the co-operative and CED movements, make a start where the two intersect: the "community businesses" that are commercially viable, but ultimately seek to empower people and improve a...
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Is public policy advocacy a worthwhile way for CED activists to spend their time? Probably not, if their onslaught is isolated in time, space, or numbers. That's why the Canadian CED Network has...
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There's never been anything like it before in Canada - over 400 delegates, 60 workshops and plenary sessions on issues of CED practice and policy, keen provincial and federal participation, and...
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Not a super-organization, but an informal system of mutual consultation can help local groups to collaborate in the reversal of community decline. (One of over 60 entries in the compendium Tools...