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Featured Article, ILSR Press Room filed under General | Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on May 1, 2013

Happy 39th Birthday, ILSR!

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On the first of May 1974 Neil Seldman, Gil Friend and David Morris self-consciously incorporated the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.   We thought it made for a suitable birthing day. A little history might be in order. Traditionally May Day marked the beginning of spring.  In the Middle Ages it belonged to the workers. No work was done… Continue reading