Economies For Life
by David KortenSep 30, 2002
- While the ruling elites occupy themselves with seeking to restore faith in the pathological institutions on which their power and privilege were built, the rest of us can embrace this moment of economic failure as an historic opportunity. Through our individual and collective choices, we can grow into being the economic institutions, relationships, and culture of a just, sustainable, and compassionate world of living economies that work for all.
It Shall Be a Jubilee Unto You
by Michael HudsonSep 30, 2002
- redistribution of wealth, jubilee, cancelling debt by edict, Clean-slate tradition
by Lisa Gale GarriguesSep 30, 2002
- Solidarity solutions in Argentina, barter clubs as a solution, Brukman Factory takeover, author Lisa Gale Garrigues, worker-owned cooperatives as a solution to Argentina crisis. YES!
Notable Articles From the Archives On Economic Alternatives
Sep 30, 2002
- Living Economies resource guide
From the Earth, Up
by Anthony FlaccaventoSep 30, 2002
- Appalachian Sustainable Development, ASD, sustainable forestry and wood products program, sustainable farms.
Let the Sun Shine In
by Ralph EstesSep 30, 2002
- about corporate abuse, Stakeholder Alliance, corporate stakeholder rights, corporate responsibility as a solution
Breaking Down Buildings, Building Up a Neighborhood
by Holly DresselSep 30, 2002
- The suicide economy is all too ready to cast off used material, disadvantaged people, and troubled neighborhoods. These living economy entrepreneurs are turning throwaways into gold.
by Richard DouthwaiteSep 30, 2002
- JAK interest free bank in Sweden
Discussion Guide for Living Economies
Sep 30, 2002
- Questions like: How have corporations affected life for you or your community? Have you had experiences of elements of a local living economy being created or restored? What worked for you? What didn't? What actions can you take as an individual or a participant in a political movement to restore your own community?
Unleashing Our Hidden Wealth
by Edgar CahnSep 30, 2002
- Time Dollars and tutoring. No More Throwaway People, Time Dollar exchange for computers, Englewood schools
Trying To Do Right
by Victor BremsonSep 30, 2002
- Chain stores vs local business, maquladora, local living economies, Are the cheap goods worth the price?
Journey To a New America
by Grace Lee BoggsSep 30, 2002
- Grace Boggs writes a Journey to a New America, who are "we the people?"
Pieces of the Puzzle
by Jill BamburgSep 30, 2002
- The story of Burlington Vermont, Will Raap, Gardener's Supply company, Intervale foundation, Burlington Legacy Project, Bernie Saunders, and how Burlington became one of America's most sustainable communities.
YES! But How? :: Noxious Weeds
Sep 30, 2002
- Eco-friendly household hints and helps for eradicating noxious weeds, choosing between cloth and disposable diapers, and dealing with candle soot damage.
Turning the Sword
by Milenko MatanovicJun 30, 2002
- Is art for museums and collectors, or does it belong in the streets? Could art help us turn away from mass–produced violence and ugliness, and give each of us ways to forge an imaginative and beautiful future?
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