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Beyond Money

Financing the new economy.

Growth or Equality: Two Competing Visions for America’s Future Growth or Equality: Two Competing Visions for America’s Future
by David Korten
David Korten on how closing the wealth gap can open the way to a fairer, more prosperous economy.
The Perks of Being Gainfully Unemployed The Perks of Being Gainfully Unemployed
by Shannon Hayes
Is job security real security? Shannon Hayes makes the case for diversifying your income.
Beyond Debt: An Economy of Gratitude Beyond Debt: An Economy of Gratitude
by Charles Eisenstein
Charles Eisenstein reviews David Graeber’s book, Debt: The First 5,000 Years.
Nipun Mehta: An Economy to Feed Your Soul Nipun Mehta: An Economy to Feed Your Soul
by Jennifer Kaye
The YES! Breakthrough 15: How relationships are our real wealth.
Time Banking: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? Time Banking: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
by Edgar Cahn
Why let the availability of money determine the range of the possible? Time banks are taking off, in ways you never expected.
Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford Commencement Address Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford Commencement Address
There’s nothing like a college drop-out telling tales of getting fired and being diagnosed for cancer to fire up your students—and you—to pursue their passions. Especially when the speaker is the late Steve Jobs.
What Can Stop the One Percent? What Can Stop the One Percent?
by Naomi Klein
Naomi Klein: There’s only one thing that can block the wish list of the one percent, and it’s a very big thing: the rest of us.
Living Right on the “Wrong” Side of Town Living Right on the “Wrong” Side of Town
by Corbyn Hightower
When Corbyn Hightower’s financial world fell apart, a ragtag community came together to show how lively neighborhoods grow new livelihoods.
Learning from the Biosphere Learning from the Biosphere
by David Korten
Life provides us with time-tested system design principles. We violate them at our peril.
A System Designed to Crash A System Designed to Crash
by David Korten
To create a stable functioning financial system, we must first understand why the current financial system holds policy makers hostage to Wall Street interests. It is more than just political corruption.
System Failure? Look Upstream System Failure? Look Upstream
by David Korten
Why is our economic system consigning billions of people to degrading poverty, destroying Earth's ecosystem, and tearing up the social fabric of civilized community?
Portland, Maine: Swapping Ditch-Digging for Legal Services Portland, Maine: Swapping Ditch-Digging for Legal Services
Video: David Brancaccio spends some time at Hour Exchange Portland.
Homemade Prosperity Homemade Prosperity
by Shannon Hayes
Caught in the consumer trap? Radical Homemaker Shannon Hayes discovered that producing what she needs at home lets her live on a fraction of what she thought she needed.
How To Transform Your Household How To Transform Your Household
by Shannon Hayes
Radical homemaking tips for everyone.
A Day in the Life of a BerkShare A Day in the Life of a BerkShare
by Bill McKibben
Want to encourage the local economy? Try printing your own regional money.
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