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.

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