By R. Green
In January, Roar Bjonnes of the United States, and co-author of the ground-breaking book Growing A New Economy (https://www.growinganeweconomy.com/
Mr. Bjonnes had participated in the panel entitled “From Competition to Cooperation: A New Vision of Society” at a leading-edge economic democracy conference, organized last May by PRIP along with the University of Beira Interior (UBI).
Andre Barata, a noted author in Portugal and Professor at UBI, who had also participated with Bjonnes on the panel discussions in May, introduced the book and Bjonnes in both cities during the January tour. Barata’s comprehensive summary and deep appreciation of Growing A New Economy left a profound mark on those attending. Barata also strongly recommended that the book
In both cities participants came forward to help organize future conferences, study Prout’s policies more deeply, and arrange translations of the book.