Alex Jensen is Project Coordinator at Local Futures. Alex has worked in the US and India, where he coordinated the Ladakh Project from 2004 to 2009. He has collaborated on Local Futures' Roots of Change curriculum and The Economics of Happiness discussion guide. He has worked with cultural affirmation and agro-biodiversity projects in campesino communities in a number of countries, and is active in environmental health/anti-toxics work.
By Alex Jensen, Local Futures
Now, in addition to the products that magically appear on Western store shelves absolutely shorn of history and provenance, much of the hitherto distant pollution emitted in their production has also arrived. It has come home to roost. Globalization’s blowback.
By Alex Jensen, Local Futures/ISEC
The 'Great Acceleration' of economic activity in the past 60 years has led to a series of interlocking crises. Here's why a Great Deceleration is necessary for us "to live again with affection and beauty on this earth."
By Bharat Mansata, Alex Jensen, The Economics of Happiness Blog
Save’s way of farming and teachings are rooted in his deep understanding of the symbiotic relationships in nature, which he is ever happy to share freely (and still very enthusiastically!)
By Alex Jensen, The Economics of Happiness Blog, International Society for Ecology and Culture
Scrolling through the website of the World Economic Forum – convening this week in Davos, Switzerland – one might confuse the premier platform for global capital with a savvy and hip think tank, or perhaps a philanthropic aid and development charity. The content is carefully curated to sedate and comfort.