Category «Books/Movies/Talks»

The Moneyless Manifesto (book review)

by Bronwyn Slater   Mark Boyle is a passionate man.  Originally from Donegal and with a degree in Business, he had become preoccupied with the problems of the modern world that we are, more or less, all familiar with.  He came to the conclusion that at the root of the world’s troubles lay the fact …

The Economics of Happiness (movie review)

by Bronwyn Slater   This is a documentary which was written, produced and directed in 2011 by Helena Norberg-Hodge, founder of ‘Local Futures’ and author of the widely-acclaimed book ‘Ancient Futures: Lessons from Ladakh for a Globalising World’.  The book is an account of her time spent with the people of Ladakh in the Himalayas, …