Tag: local economy
TiSA could be a trade deal that wrecks local economies
… governments may not be able to regulate staff to patient ratios in hospitals, or ban fracking, or tighten safety ntrols on airlines, or refuse accreditation to schools and universities. Foreign corporations must receive the same “national treatment” as domestic ones, and could argue that such regulations violate their ability to provide the service. Here…
Consider a Local Energy Economy
This Grist article discusses strengths of developing local energy economies.
Bicycling Keeps Cash in the Local Economy (Grist)
Money paid for petrol doesn’t stay in the local economy. It doesn’t really even stay in America. This Grist article describes how riding a bicycle instead of a car helps improve the economy. Not just from reducing petrol purchases, but by bolstering local bike mechanics and shifting the trend away from drive-thru fast food to…