Anthony Flaccavento is the author of a brilliant book. I just love this book "Building a Healthy
Economy from the Bottom Up". He's been an organic farmer for
twenty-some years. He's ran for congress as the Democratic candidate in
Virginia. He's got a website bottomupeconomy.org and RuralScale.com,
You say, "We really can't choose
between better local realities and dramatic changes in the larger economic and political system."
For as long as I live, I will not let this suffering
be normal. It's important to realize what we have, why we have it and how
privileged we are. And from that place, start caring and get a lot done. Kayla Jean Mueller--died volunteering in Syria.
Tell us a story that
characterizes your book's message.
Brendan Smith; Vertical ocean
Triple Bottom Line economics
-bottom up and top down
-bottom up living economy
And you say
that a there's a new story emerging, which replaces the consumerist
story. Tell us about that.
what's wrong with trickle
You have a vision of "what
should emerge in the place of our falling systems, as well as serious political
strategies for how to achieve those goals."
Practical steps that can be
taken individually and expanding out to the broader national arena
Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect,
connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media.
He's given talks and workshops to Fortune
500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered
first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and
Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful
people on his Bottom Up Radio Show,
and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and
opinion sites, OpEdNews.com
more detailed bio:
Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization (more...)