Gwendolyn Hallsmith has over thirty years of experience working with municipal, regional, and state government in the United States and internationally and is the author of six books on community resilience and sustainable economics. She founded Vermonters for a New Economy in 2012, and is currently working on legislation for a Vermont State Bank.
By Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Uneven Earth
The Green New Deal requires a LOT of money, amounts that now look politically impossible. Why is money so scarce? Why is there never enough to meet our needs?
By Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Great Transition Initiative
Perhaps we need to embrace a different kind of power on all levels to provide a timely, effective transformation. Maybe we need a compendium of strategies and practices on all levels to guide an organic and multifaceted cultural shift.
By Bernard Lietaer, Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Solutions
The financial meltdown of 2008 highlighted the role that banking systems play in the world economy, bringing financial and monetary instability into focus as a driver of collapse. Not since the Great Depression of the 1930s have so many people been aware of how banks make the system work—or don’t.