A discussion on PR Sarkar’s Economic Theory in reference to present economic systems was held on the 3rd May, 2019 at the Indian Council of Social Sciences Research (ICSSR), Mumbai.
Speaking on the subject were Dr. Dolly Sunny, Ac. Divyachetananda Avt. and Rajesh Singh.
The Porto chapter of PAN (People – Animals – Nature), an environmental oriented party in Portugal, invited the Prout Research Institute of Portugal to share Prout´s vision of society. The program, held on 5 April. was part of an ongoing series entitled ‘Atlas of Utopias.’
by R. Green
Roar Bjonnes, co-author of the ground-breaking book Growing A New Economy visited Lisbon and Covilha, Portugal, to present his findings on practical and comprehensive solutions to today’s problems and to strengthen contacts with local community leaders and thinkers.
by Howard Nemon and Dada Maheshvarananda
At a recent gathering of Spiritual Activists in Ojai, California, participants were challenged to bring Prout into the midst of public debate by creatively exploring how its principles could be applied to important current social, economic and political issues.
By Ravi Singh
In December 2018, the Proutist Bloc of India staged a rally in the city of Nagpur. The protest highlighted the plight of poor people in the region and demanded that it be given statehood as a first step toward addressing the huge levels of debt and desperation impacting local farmers.
by K. Subramaniyan
Around 40 social activists participated in a 2 day workshop organized jointly by the Yusuf Meherally Centre and Proutist Forum, which was held in Puri, Odisha in January, 2019.
Presentations were inspired by the failings of the present economic model; Oxfam’s most recent report on inequality; and the Prout model of economic democracy and decentralization.
The coastal city of Oroquieta, Philippines is developing a more vibrant and resilient local economy thanks to implementing Prout principles. The new initiatives have led to an increase in local organic food production, small scale industries, employment, and the formation of cooperative enterprises in a way that protects and preserves the natural environment.
In collaboration with local farm, Centro Madre, the Prout Research Institute Venezuela has established initiatives that support local people to become more self-sufficient in producing their own food in the midst of the country’s economic crisis.
70 people participated in the landmark conference at the University of Maine. Talks and workshops covered topics such as cooperatives, the biopsychology of cooperation, healthcare, decentralized energy, food sovereignty, financing economic democracy, indigenous rights, fair trade, cooperative housing and land care, ecology-based economy and timebanking.