Local Bites

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Local Bites is a podcast tracking the rise of localist movements and ideas from around the world. The podcast features critical voices and inspiring examples from the worldwide movement for localization. The program is produced by Local Futures / International Society for Ecology & Culture.

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November 13, 2013 @ 6:25 pm

Episode 1 – Helena Norberg-Hodge on how corporate ‘free trade’ deals threaten local communities and economies worldwide

In this episode host Brian Emerson interviews Helena Norberg-Hodge on how "free" trade treaties undermine local communities, economies and democracies around the world, and why localists need to join the global resistance against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA, also known as TTIP). Norberg-Hodge ends her interview by suggesting an alternative international framework for supporting more democratic, localized solutions to global problems.

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