The Local Economy Revolution

The Wise Economy Manifesto

by Della Rucker, AICP, CEcD Editor’s Note: To get a better feel for the principles underlying The Local Economy Revolution, read through Della Rucker‘s, “The Wise Economy Manifesto” (version 2), set out below. In 2010,…

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Challenges & Opportunities

in Planning by Della Rucker, AICP, CEcD The Place Where We Live by Edward T. McMahon Redefining Our Future by Wendy Grey, AICP Change & Its Impacts by Jim Segedy, FAICP & Lisa Hollingsworth-Segedy, AICP

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Native Species

See the previous section of The Local Economy Revolution: The Paper Machine and the Gardener Today: Della continues looking at the relationship between plants, gardening, and local economic development. Q: What’s the flower seen in…

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1099ers in Your Economy

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Design Arrogance

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Drifters and Destiny Commanders

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Helicopter Parenting

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The Real Power of Small Businesses

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