The Economics of Peace: Transforming Money, Rebuilding Community, Redefining Wealth

  • Dates:
    Oct 18 - 23, 2009
  • Event Type:
    Conference

Organized By

RSF Social Finance and Praxis Peace Institute

Contact Information

Praxis Peace Institute
P.O. Box 523, Sonoma, CA 95476
707-939-2973
info@praxispeace.org
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This October, Praxis Peace Institute and RSF Social Finance are pleased to present The Economics of Peace in Sonoma, California. This unique 5-day event will address the pressing economic issues of our time and provide critical and collaborative tools for the economy of the future. The purpose of The Economics of Peace is to make visible the many emerging and innovative economic, market, financial, and exchange practices that are focused on environmental sustainability, social justice, and peace.

The conference will feature lectures, workshops, and plenaries on topics such as:


  • Spain's Mondragón Cooperatives (the world's largest consortium of worker-owned businesses)
  • Regional capital markets
  • Complementary currencies
  • Local living economies
  • New approaches to economic policy
  • Cultural myths of money
  • Race and class in new economic thinking

World Renowned Speakers Include:

Workshop Leaders and Panelists Include:
John Bloom, C.J. Callen and Pilar Gonzales (Conversation on Money, Race, and Class); Charles Eisenstein (Sacred Economics); Bob Graham (Microcredit);Hazel Henderson (Ethical Markets); Richard Logie (Global Exchange Trading Systems); Terry Mollner (Common Good Investing); Daniel Pinchbeck (Evolver); Kelley Rajala, Derek Huntington, and Mary Rick (Local Living Economies); David Ransom (Social Change); Don Shaffer (Regional Capital Markets); Norman Solomon (Green New Deal); Woody Tasch (Slow Money); Andrew Kimbrell (Salmon Economics); Trent Schroyer (Sustainable Economic Cultures); Stephanie Rearick (TimeBanking); Tom Greco (Complementary Currencies)


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This October, Praxis Peace Institute and RSF Social Finance are pleased to present The Economics of Peace in Sonoma, California. This unique 5-day event will address the pressing economic issues of our time and provide critical and collaborative tools for the economy of the future. The purpose of The Economics of Peace is to make visible the many emerging and innovative economic, market, financial, and exchange practices that are focused on environmental sustainability, social justice, and peace.

The conference will feature lectures, workshops, and plenaries on topics such as:


  • Spain's Mondragón Cooperatives (the world's largest consortium of worker-owned businesses)
  • Regional capital markets
  • Complementary currencies
  • Local living economies
  • New approaches to economic policy
  • Cultural myths of money
  • Race and class in new economic thinking

World Renowned Speakers Include:

Workshop Leaders and Panelists Include:
John Bloom, C.J. Callen and Pilar Gonzales (Conversation on Money, Race, and Class); Charles Eisenstein (Sacred Economics); Bob Graham (Microcredit);Hazel Henderson (Ethical Markets); Richard Logie (Global Exchange Trading Systems); Terry Mollner (Common Good Investing); Daniel Pinchbeck (Evolver); Kelley Rajala, Derek Huntington, and Mary Rick (Local Living Economies); David Ransom (Social Change); Don Shaffer (Regional Capital Markets); Norman Solomon (Green New Deal); Woody Tasch (Slow Money); Andrew Kimbrell (Salmon Economics); Trent Schroyer (Sustainable Economic Cultures); Stephanie Rearick (TimeBanking); Tom Greco (Complementary Currencies)