Sunday, August 5, 2012
Gates Lecture Hall, Biological Station, 9133 Biological Road, Pellston, MI.
Unrated; 67 minutes
THE ECONOMICS OF HAPPINESS describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing directions. On the one hand, government and big business continue to promote globalization and the consolidation of corporate power. At the same time, all around the world people are resisting those policies, demanding a re-regulation of trade and finance—and, far from the old institutions of power, they’re starting to forge a very different future. Communities are coming together to re-build more human scale, ecological economies based on a new paradigm – an economics of localization.
This is part of the UMBS weekly Film Series. All movies are free and open to the public.