The current ecological, social and economic crisis requires a bold and strong vision and people who actively participate in developing a sustainable future. In that sense, the Economy for the Common Good (ECG) movement understands itself as an initiator and inspirational force for far-reaching change.
ATTAC is an international organization involved in the alter-globalization movement. We oppose neo-liberal globalization and develop social, ecological, and democratic alternatives so as to guarantee fundamental rights for all.
A nonprofit dedicated to promoting cooperative culture. They show a fantastic directory of many communities worldwide.
A non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.
The Bilderberger group holds annual international conferences with western political leaders in government, military, industry, finance, academia and media. About 40 Bilderberger secretaries care for the realization of secret decisions during the years. The group have been meeting since 1954, at least, and was uncovered in the late 80s. We may realize that this group is only the tip of the iceberg.
Transition Network is a charitable organisation whose role is to inspire, encourage, connect, support and train communities as they self-organise around the Transition model, creating initiatives that rebuild resilience and reduce CO2 emissions.
Local Futures (previously the International Society for Ecology and Culture) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote systemic solutions to today’s social and environmental crises. Our in-depth educational work seeks to reveal the root causes of those crises—from unemployment to climate change, from ethnic conflict to loss of biodiversity— while promoting grassroots and policy-level strategies for ecological and community renewal.
My sweet home region.
La belle Verte (French, English: The Green Beautiful) is a 1996 French film written and directed by Coline Serreau. It is my favourite film for years.
Coline Serreau produced wonderful media, unfortunately not available in English in many cases.
Regionalism is a political ideology but it is less shaped than most other political directions. Some degree of regionalism is found in the program of virtually any political party.
The old call for a clear definition of regionalism is still unanswered. I do not wonder why. This term is just too open to be defined by a short paragraph in some dictionary. Also Wikipedia refers to the unclear multitude of meainings.
What is a region?