In this issue of Encounters, we look at the need to build an energy democracy and some of the places where it is already happening.
Each issue of Encounters will feature the challenges posed by the current economic growth paradigm and shine light on the hopeful ways communities are responding to protect human dignity and God’s beautiful Creation.
In this issue of Encounters, we examine of the most advanced alternative economic system in the world – the solidarity economy in Brazil.
In this issue of Encounters, we look at the encyclical from the perspective of FEET’s fourth pillar, the need for a return of corporations to their proper place in society.
In this issue of Encounters, we look at the encyclical from the perspective of FEET’s second pillar, the need for public policies that support an economy of right relationship, to guarantee a decent future for the next generations.
In the next few Encounters, we will look at the encyclical from the perspective of FEET’s four pillars, the key areas where we feel that change is needed in order to guarantee a decent future for the next generations.
In this issue of Encounters, we explore the distributed production, peer-to-peer financing, and open source knowledge aspects of the collaborative economy.
This edition of Encounters focuses on the larger, more visible, part of the collaborative economy referred to by most as the “sharing” economy, also called the “Mesh” economy and “gig” economy.
In this Advent season, a season of hope and preparation for good things to come, we focus on the creative and hopeful strategies that communities and governments are employing to build energy resiliency and independence for a future without cheap oil.
This edition of Encounters highlights the importance of energy for civilization as we know it and the urgent need for changes in the global economy in order to avoid the worst effects.
This issue of Encounters includes a report on Japan's shifting economy, news about a Universal Basic Income, and the focus on building local food infrastructures of new farmers using sustainable farming methods, among other items.