Paul Glover

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Paul Glover

Paul Glover (born July 18, 1947) is a community organizer currently based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Community work[edit]

He is the founder of the Ithaca Hours, one of the first local currency systems.[1][2] He is also the founder of the Philadelphia Orchard Project,[3] Citizen Planners of Los Angeles,[4] the Ithaca Health Alliance,[5] and several other organizations. He is author of several books[6] and a former professor of urban studies at Temple University.[7]

He consults and speaks on community economic development.[8]


He walked across the United States, entirely on foot, in 1978.[9]

Political career[edit]

Glover was invited by the Green Party of the United States to participate in its presidential primaries in 2004.[10]

Glover was the Green Party of Pennsylvania's candidate for governor in 2014.[11]


  1. ^ "Mojo's December Hellraiser". Mother Jones. Nov–Dec 1995. p. 16. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "J. of Ecology and Healthy Living". 
  3. ^ "Philadelphia Orchard Project". Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
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  6. ^ "Books by Paul Glover". Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
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  8. ^ "Paul Glover". 
  9. ^ "Paul Glover". 
  10. ^ "Paul Glover to discuss the Ithaca HOUR, an alternative form of money, during lecture at King’s". Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  11. ^ "Elections_Candidates_for_Governor". 

Further reading[edit]

  • Fortier, Jana. 1996. Underthrowing the System: How low finance undermines corporate culture. Journal of Ecology and Healthy Living, 9(5):61-63.

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