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What might happen if the world had a standing nonviolent army of thousands? Could we transform our response to conflict?
Printing your own currency and challenging the suicide economy
Getting land for a quarter million of Brazil's poorest people was the first task of the Landless Workers Movement. Now comes the question of building a new life
Every complex society has a dilemma to solve—wealth and power tend to concentrate until the divide between haves and have-nots threaten the social fabric. Some Native American cultures have massive give-aways (potlatches) in which the giver is honored and all benefit from the largesse. The prophets of the Old Testament also cried out for redistribution
Argentines are re-inventing their economy from the ruins of corporate capitalism
Appalachia's dependence on coal, forestry, and tobacco has kept the region in poverty. Now, farmers and community activists are building a new economy-one that can sustain people, their unique culture, and the region's ecosystems for generations to come
Corporations were first created to serve the common good. A little transparency might help make that ideal a reality--because sunshine is a powerful disinfectant.
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
Interest is among the most pernicious causes of concentration of wealth and devaluation of the future. What if we got rid of it?