We are going to map power and influence and money in a town or city, and find the silos where we could imagine a bridge, discover the valuable stranger, the unlikely ally, in your own bioregion. Our goal is to change the dominant narrative from one of empire, with the market the ravenous dog sent out by empire, to one where we bring the market to heel, tame her and turn her into a working dog, like a border collie, marshaling the sheep, at the shepherd’s design. We want to change the narrative from empire, served by a ravenous market, to one of community. Neighborhood Economics, Nov 12-13, in Louisville KY. We want to tell a new story to our grandchildren by what we do today.