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In the World We Live in, the Economy Trumps the Ecology Every Time

Even though without an Ecology there is no Economy, we as a society treat the Economy as if it was more important. David Suzuki’s Legacy lecture in Perth explains this phenomenon in lucid terms.

Here are some key insights to take fromt the lecture:

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DAY 9: Community Finances or How To Never Pay Income Tax Again (PDC 2010 with Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton)

Bill Mollison lecturing the PDC 2010
Today Bill and Geoff shared information about what may be the main questions we all have. How do we fund all these wonderful ideas we’ve learned. How do we navigate community and government structures; how do we organize people for action. It was not a topic we expected from a Permaculture course, but it’s a very important one. It stirred up questions and lengthy discussions, skeptical gazes and hopeful eyes.

Community Finances

There are two types of community economies: formal economy and informal economy.