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Localization: Essential Steps to an Economics of Happiness

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Helena Norberg-Hodge, Local Futures/International Society for Ecology and Culture, United States, 2014

This report summarizes the many negative impacts of globalization, followed by a detailed listing of concrete steps—in both personal and political domains—that can be taken to shift towards the local. It is a 2014 update of our previous report, Shifting Directions: From Global Dependence to Local Interdependence.