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Paul Swann
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • United Kingdom
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Organisation
Disability Wales
Sector
Third
Background to your work
I believe "Another world is possible" and have a special interest in the role of financial & monetary reform in creating a new economy and a fair society.

As Independent Living Policy Officer with Disability Wales I'm currently co-producing a Framework for Action on Independent Living with the Welsh Government.

As a Council member of the Wales Alliance for Citizen Directed Support I'm also working with the Welsh Government to develop a Welsh model of personalisation in social services based on co-production principles.

Paul Swann's Blog

Rethinking Economics: a Conversation on Real Wealth and Developing a Caring Economy

18 June 2012 at 4pm for 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Bangor Management Centre
Gwynedd
North Wales
"The real wealth of our world consists of the real contributions of people and of nature. We therefore need what we have never  had: economic systems that give visibility and real value to the most important human work: the work of caring for people,  starting in early childhood,…
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Posted on May 19, 2012 at 20:00

Co-production & New Economics

Edgar Cahn establishes the link between co-production and new economics in this quote from Riane Eisler's seminal book 'The Real Wealth of Nations':

"Co-production gives real value to caring and caregiving, redefining productive work beyond that which is recognised in the market."

Riane Eisler expands on this throughout her book and proposes a realistic alternative to capitalism and socialism: http://ning.it/zgeEMS

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Posted on March 4, 2012 at 9:15

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At 20:36 on May 21, 2012, Ruth Dineen said…

Great - please keep me posted.

R

At 17:25 on May 21, 2012, Ruth Dineen said…

Hi Paul

The Rethinking economics conversation sounds inspiring. I can't make the actual event but would love to know more...Will any papers or videos come out of it?

Cheers

Ruth

At 11:17 on February 6, 2012, Ruth Dineen said…

It's a deal! You bring the matches!

At 11:03 on February 6, 2012, Ruth Dineen said…

Hi Paul

When you have a moment, please join the Wales Group (under 'Networking') and we can start the revolution!

Ruth

 
 
 

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