Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

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    Op Knocks: Sustainable Growth in Melbourne

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    Melbourne is a city known for its love of vintage and alternative fashion.  Linked to this, is a love of the op shop, or thrift shop.  The hundreds of op stores throughout the city range from small neighbourhood shops to giant warehouse superstores.

  • Swecha and Green the Gap founder Vimlendu Jha shows off his wares. Photo by Paula Fortes, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0.

    Green the Gap

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    The following article deals with the topic “ OOPs—Out of Prison” which was discussed at the Global Economic Symposium in Rio. The author intends to promote ongoing discussion of this topic by sharing his personal stories and ideas. At Wednesday’s Ideas Fair, attendees of the Global Economic Symposium had the […]