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The Post-corporate World
by David Korten
Over the nearly 600 years since the onset of the Commercial Revolution, we have as a species learned a great deal about the making of money and we have created powerful institutions and technologies dedicated to its accumulation. But in our quest for money, we forgot how to live.
Appalachian Kitchens: and other stories of the economies of place
by June Holley
Football fans in Wisconsin, Appalachian chefs, Mexico City's poor, Finnish villagers, and west coast fishers -- all are creating economies unique to their cultures and eco-systems
Indigenous Voices
by Berito Kuwar U'wa
Banking on Earth, Light, Water by Berito Kuwar U'wa of the U'wa People -- Buddhist Self-Reliance by Tuenjai Deetes -- Eco-Justice in the Niger Delta by Oronto Douglas
Ownership Matters
by Ted Howard
When workers own a bank, when a town provides high-tech infrastructure, when non[rofits go into business - these are enterprises that sustain communities and empower employees.
The Y2k Opportunity
by Alisa Gravitz
Maybe next time, with the help of planning for Y2K, communities will be ready with sustainable solutions to tomorrow’s crises.
Readers' Forum
I’m reminded of something Gandhi said – if we’re going to change the world, we have to start with the children.
Community Money
by Richard Douthwaite
While the European community is creating one big currency, communities in Ireland, Scotland, and elsewhere in Europe are turning to local currencies as a means to regain control of their economic futures.
Who Shall Inherit the Sky?
by Peter Barnes
The Kyoto accords on global warming set the stage for an historic choice. We can give away yet another global commons or claim the sky as a trust benefiting all the people of today and of the future
Citizens Economics
by Sarah van Gelder
Gar Alperovitz is an historian and political economist, president of the National Center for Economic and Security Alternatives, and a PFN board member. He is interviewed here by YES! editor Sarah van Gelder.
YES! But How? :: Car Sharing YES! But How? :: Car Sharing
by Doug Pibel
Troubled by the difficulties of a clean and green existence? Whipsawed by confusion because you want to live sustainably but you just don't know how? Don't worry...Ask Doug and Annie.
Just Say YES!
by Fran Korten
PFN News
Book Review: How Wal-Mart is Destroying America: and What You Can do About It by Bill Quinn Book Review: How Wal-Mart is Destroying America: and What You Can do About It by Bill Quinn
by Doug Pibel
Book Review: How Wal-Mart is Destroying America: and What You Can Do About It, by Bill Quinn
Book Review - Do They Hear You When You Cry? by Fauziya Kassindja with Layli Miller Bashir Book Review - Do They Hear You When You Cry? by Fauziya Kassindja with Layli Miller Bashir
by Tracy Rysavy
At age 17, Fauziya Kassindja had a good life--loving parents who flouted village tradition by educating their daughters; two brothers and four older sisters who doted on her; a close-knit community of friends; and, by Togo standards, an upper class existence.
Book Review: The Ownership Solution by Jeff Gates Book Review: The Ownership Solution by Jeff Gates
by Gar Alperovitz
Something very important has been quietly building up in the American economy over the last few decades--something which could have portentous implications for the new century: Workers in very, very serious numbers are beginning to own the firms in which they work.
Urban Courage
by Linda Wolf
Former gang members from one of Mexico City’s poorest and toughest suburbs are teaching teens and adults about self-reliance and sustainable living
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