Category Archives: Self-reliance

Dignified Socio-economies Both Closed and Open

By Trond Øverland

Keywords: Protectionism, free trade, national capitalism, Prout.

Whenever someone mentions “the economy”, many of us actually think of “our society and its economy”. It is hard for most people to separate “economy” from “society”. We often hear about fluctuating interest rates, unemployment figures, retail prices, and stock exchange markets, but all the while we wonder how such …

PROUT, Neohumanism and Self-reliance

By Krsnadeva
The implementation of such vast ideas as the end to exploitation and the establishment of PROUT has to be adjusted with present conditions. The reality is that on our present course 100 species of animals and plants are becoming extinct each day, some even before they are discovered.

Four thousand square meters of rainforest are destroyed every second. …

PROUT and Employment (4): Balanced Economy, Self-reliance and Cooperatives

A PROUT Globe presentation
In many undeveloped and developing countries of the world there is excessive population pressure on agriculture. It is improper if more than forty-five percent of the population is employed in agriculture.

In villages and small towns pre- and post harvest industries should be developed on the basis of the socio-economic potential of the region. Various other …

Trade for Regional Self-Reliance

Dr. Michael Towsey

“It is patent that in our days not alone is wealth accumulated, but immense power and despotic economic domination is concentrated in the hands of a few …. This power becomes particularly irresistible when exercised by those who, because they hold and control money, are able also to govern credit and determine its allotment, for that reason …

Socioeconomic Movements

P.R. Sarkar
In nearly all countries of the world economically privileged or advanced groups are mercilessly exploiting other economically backward groups and sucking their vitality, gagging their voice and closing all the doors of their future progress. To overcome this tyranny and exploitation, movements will have to be launched for those suppressed people so that they can stride boldly forward, …