Lunchbox/Soapbox: Michael Shuman on Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age

Lunchbox/Soapbox: Michael Shuman on Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age

Michael H. Shuman argues that there are a number of initiatives communities must take to support local economies and small business – and that the knock-on effects of local investment are vast: building strong communities and fostering employment, food and industry growth and security.

Shuman has been working on local economy issues for 15 years. He’s an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur.

Who?

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Michael Shuman

Michael H. Shuman is an American economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and a fellow at the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, Cutting Edge Capital, and Post-Carbon Institute. He has authored, co-authored, or edited eight books.

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