Chronicling the Bottom Up
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Paul Glover; From the Middle Class to the Mutual Class


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Paul Glover is the founder of the Ithaca Hours , one of the first local currency systems.[1] [2] He is also the founder of the Philadelphia Orchard Project,[3]Citizen Planners of Los Angeles,[4]the Ithaca Health Alliance,[5]and several other organizations.

He is author of six books on community economic development,[6]a former professor of urban studies at Temple University[7], currently teaching Ecological Economics[8] at Philadelphia University.

He consults as Greenplanners[9]and speaks on community economic development.[10]

And he ran, in in 2014, as the Green Party candidate for the governor of Pennsylvania

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Green Economy

The real news is there are millions of people and hundreds of thousands of organization bringing social and ecological justice.

Equitable development tool kit.

I see holes in the social fabric where we need more control.

My idea of leadership is knowing when to follow.

We need decentralization of domination by industrial entities

How do we take back the power?

Change attitudes to join the mutual class (from consumer, thing ownership culture to community oriented.)

A lot of people are bailing out from the middle class, quitting high paying Wall Street jobs to become farmers.

To downsize or "rightsize" by reconnecting so we get off the treadmills and create safety nets.

We need to create safety nets and move away from centralization.

Rob: What does that look like? How can people get involved with this?

Rob: What do you mean, "Americans take control of money."

In depth discussion of Ithaca Hours, a form of local currency based on work hours. Wrote book about it--Hometown Money

Ithaca Hours had 500 members and thousands of individuals involved, including doctors, masseuses, plumbers"

Rob: How do libertarians feel about this?

It appealed to people across the political spectrum.

Over time it was replaced by

Phila. Art cash.

Role of art in mutual society

Paul's alternative STEM (usually science tech, engineering, math) Soil, turf, earth, mulch

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