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The Prout Parliament Game

What would the world look like if Prout – as theory and movement – were in power? This was the core question posed by Sohail Inayatullah, UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies, in his playful workshop with a group of socio-spiritual activists.

Proutist Vision Shared with Indian activists

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.

To Tax the Rich or to Cap Wealth, That is the Question

Since the Thatcher and Reagan era, tax cuts for the rich have been spouted as the best way to stimulate the economy. Recently, this trend has changed. For the first time in decades, progressive voices are calling for increased taxation of the rich. T Shanks ponders this vital question.

Prout inspired cooperative wins prize for new local products

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.

Economic Democracy conference in Maine, USA

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.

Economic Democracy Seminar, New Delhi

A seminar on the theme of Economic Democracy was organized by the Proutist Forum on 7th October at the Nehru Yuva Kendra in New Delhi. As a result of the program requests came to arrange similar programs and presentations on Prout in various parts of the country.

Prout Norway Marches for the Promotion of Local Fodder in Agriculture

by Ole Morten Lyng and Edvard Mogstad PROUT Norge (Prout Norway) participated in the demonstration they had catalyzed, to raise consciousness about the use of imported soy from Brazil as feed for livestock and fisheries. Soy imported from huge farms in the Brazilian savanna of Mato Grosso, now comprise 50% of the ingredients in the power feed that has been developed to replace traditional local…

The Bank that Broke Britain by Ian Fraser

Unlike many books that have been written about the 2007 financial crisis from an American perspective, this one takes the British angle through its story of the rise, collapse and bailout of the Royal Bank of Scotland. In his review, Tyler Shanks reveals why there is much more to the book than simply this narrative.

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