Howard Richards

Yale, Oxford, Harvard, University of California at Santa Barbara, University of Toronto, Stanford Law School (USA) Three doctorates: Education, Philosophy and Law First volunteer attorney for the late Cesar Chavez in Delano, California 1960s Languages: English, Spanish, French, German Organizations: - Founder: Global Peace Studies Program (Earlham College, USA) The Transformative Learning Centre (Toronto, CA) The Soul Community - active model community of cultural economics based on solidarity and cooperation in the new model of economic sustainability (USA) - Co-chair: Global Political Economy Commission of the International Peace Research Association (UNESCO affiliate) - Works with: International Association of Educating Cities (to create communities of economic solidarity, the heart of the new economic paradigm, mainly in Rosario, Argentina) - Co-founder: Unbounded Organization Academy Teaching: - Research Professor of Peace and Global Studies, Earlham College (USA) - Teach-ins, worldwide: historical and theoretical background, issues and solutions to the global economy Current writing: Letters from Quebec Understanding the Global Economy Dilemmas of Social Democracies The Evaluation of Cultural Action Gandhi and the Future of Economics Re-thinking the Economy Unbounded Organization Travels via mass transit, bicycle, carpool and walking in exclusion of a personal automobile since 1990—the first U.S. war in Iraq; chooses to eat from low on the food chain (vegan); resides (before, during and shortly after the Chilean Military coup d'e´tat of the democratic socialism in 1973; again since 2003) in Chile, with activist partner, Carolina Richards. "Understanding the world through participation in and engagement with it helps us see how to improve our world."