One way we can shift greater economic and political power back to our local communities so that national policies on nuclear weapons are closer to what the people want is through consciously buying from locally-owned businesses. These numbers show how fast any community can gain political and economic power, the kind that can make our values heard about things as important as nuclear weapons.
to gain a new $780 million, capital which had previously been leaving our communities each year.
which canproduce this extra capital and other economic and social gains.
spending ($20) from national chains to locally-owned businesses for 1 year.
actually shift to locally-owned businesses by starting with a $20 shift.
when 216,000 people shift 10% of their spending to locally-owned businesses.
shifting 10% of monthly spending to locally-owned businesses.