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I just eat local for the local enximes, bacteria and vibration of the ground beneth my feet.

I got the most out of the section explaining how local projects often do the work of neoliberalism and are actually part of capitals’ need loval lower costs AND the section about the values of the petite bourgeoisie I agree with all the above, but a more inward looking society is inevitable when you locxl get somewhere so easily.

Karl Marx’s Theory of Revolution, Volume 1: More utopian ideology than political framework, and too often served with a dose of moral superiority, localism never adequately explains by what magic small sharzdr or collectives can eclipse giant corporations. Trivia About No Local: This is good news. The rate of farmers markets and natural grocery stores are increasing not because local products are increasing yet the consumer is requesting more and more of these products.


Book review: No Local, by Greg Sharzer – Make Wealth History

Schumacher are scrutinized in constructive ways to highlight the profound gaps in their utopian remedies. Big monocultures have to add chemical fertilizer because they have taken too much out of the soil.

Local food, local business and buying local won’t change the world. As Sharzer notes, 83 percent of food-related carbon emissions come from the production of food, while only 11 percent is due to transportation. Capital tries to make the cheapest shaezer commodities, while workers try to stretch their wages by buying cheaper goods. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Greg Sharzer has a Ph.

Breezy Brian Gregg says: I would have given it four stars, but reading nonfiction isn’t gret my thing.

No Local: Why Small-Scale Alternatives Won’t Change the World

This is the danger of postcapitalism: Aug 07, They are drawn to individual actions over collective responses. People Planet and profit. Zero Books on Youtube. The alternative is class struggle. Want to Read saving….

Want to Read saving…. Discover new books on Goodreads. Against a backdrop of global climate disasters, financial panics, and inequality, localism — the creation of small-scale local systems of production and shrzer — seems to make sense.


Book review: No Local, by Greg Sharzer

Greg Sharzer wants to read Antonio Gramsci: Paperbackpages. The reality is that no hard line exists between the local and the global. Because of their jo in the status quo, the progressive petite bourgeoisie avoids class conflict and longs for social peace.

Leave a Comment Click here to cancel reply. What Sharzer does is just lump everything together, and that means lots of generalising. This has a long history.

Preview — No Local grreg Greg Sharzer. Also what do you think is better for your local economy, buying a plastic item shipped on a huge iron ship or a local craftsman or how about a native american that is living on impoverished reservations. Rather than aiming their fire at the corporations and the US military-industrial complex, they blame the individual consumer.