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What are the strengths and weaknesses of localism? Can we synthesize the local and global? How do we achieve scale?

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Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

Think Globally,
Act Locally?

Brian Tokar - Opener

Opening Essay

Think Globally,
Act Locally?

Brian Tokar

David Barkin

How to Privilege
the Local

David Barkin

David Bollier

Large-Scale Frameworks,
Small-Scale Solutions

David Bollier

Andreas Bummel

Global Identity is Real

Andreas Bummel

Arturo Escobar

The Global Doesn't Exist

Arturo Escobar

Frank Fischer

Localism for Good
and Hard Times

Frank Fischer

Gwendolyn Hallsmith

Putting Power
in Its Place

Gwendolyn Hallsmith

Richard Heinberg

Two Arguments for Localism

Richard Heinberg

Meg Holden

The Pragmatism of Thinking Globally

Meg Holden

Helena Norberg-Hodge

Resist Globally,
Renew Locally

Helena Norberg-Hodge

Heikki Patomaki

Thinking Cosmically, Act Globally

Heikki Patomäki

Chella Rajan

The Global Shapes the Local

Chella Rajan

Jackie Smith

Human Rights from the Ground Up

Jackie Smith

Aaron Vansintjan

What We Can Learn from
the Labor Movement

Aaron Vansintjan

Michelle Williams

The Global Is
Never Far Away

Michelle Williams

Tokar Response

Response to
Comments

Brian Tokar

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Core GT Texts

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The emergence of an organic planetary civilization has become both possible and necessary. What would it look like? How do we get there?

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The classic essay on our planetary moment, global scenarios, and pathways to a just, fulfilling, and sustainable future.