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Encuentro Nuevo Trabajo y Nueva Cultura

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Looking forward to seeing you in October in Detroit!

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New Work New Culture Conference

     

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Gar Alperovitz

Founding Principal, The Democracy Collaborative; Author and Lecturer; Professor of Political Economy, University of Maryland Gar Alperovitz,¬†Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland, is a Founding Principal of The Democracy Collaborative. He is a former … Continue reading

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Vandana Shiva

Ecological Activist Decades ago, a young Indian woman living near the Himalayas was on her way to one of her favorite rivers as a child. She wanted to visit it before she left to pursue her Ph.D. in Canada. When … Continue reading

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See who is re-imagining the way we work and live…

  Grace Lee Boggs: Jobs Are Not The Answer Speaker Frithjof Bergmann’s “New Work” website One Small Idea To Transform Detroit Excerpt of Matthew Fox’s The Reinvention of Work Zak Rosen: A Work In Progress E.F. Shumacher: Buddhist Economics Rebecca … Continue reading

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Frithjof Bergmann

Frithjof Bergmann founded the Center for New Work in Flint, Michigan in 1981 and has developed a number of suggestions about work as a calling and a vehicle of self-realization, in rotation with mainstream employment, and involving a self-sufficiency that … Continue reading

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Grace Lee Boggs

Activist, Writer, Speaker Founder, Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership (www.graceleeboggs.com,¬†www.boggscenter.org) Grace Lee Boggs (b. 1915) is an activist, writer, and speaker whose seven decades of political involvement encompass the major U.S. social movements of the past hundred years. A … Continue reading

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