by Shannon HayesDec 10, 2010
- 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.
A Day in the Life of a BerkShare
by Bill McKibbenOct 18, 2010
- Want to encourage the local economy? Try printing your own regional money.
Get Free From Wall Street: An Interview With David Korten
by Doug PibelOct 01, 2010
- How to avoid money games and create real wealth.
Bankers, Bookies, and Gamblers
by David KortenAug 30, 2010
- What is the proper role and social function of a bank? The answer starts with getting the question right.
10 Common Sense Principles for a New Economy
by David KortenAug 06, 2010
- It’s time we the people declare our independence from the money-favoring Wall Street economy.
When Couches Become Communities
by David BollierJul 29, 2010
- Venturesome travelers are using the web—and the couches of strangers—to create an international gift economy of hospitality.
How to Share a Waffle
by Abby QuillenJul 19, 2010
- Bartering for your breakfast: One step closer to a local economy?
How to Share Time
by Mira LunaJul 08, 2010
- When dollars are scarce, timebanks help neighbors swap skills, instead.
A Call for a Democratic Economy
by Zach CarterJun 25, 2010
- Raj Patel offers a stunning defense of democracy and a how-to guide for social justice activists of the next century.
Debt vs. Localization: Climate Justice in the New Economy
by David KortenMay 12, 2010
- David Korten: Where does the concept of “climate debt” fit into a New Economy framework?
Solidarity as Economic System
by Beverly BellMar 26, 2010
- In Haiti, sharing communities are proving more shock-proof in the wake of disaster than market-based economies.
Iceland Busts the Banksters
by John NicholsMar 10, 2010
- In a symbolic decision, democracy trumps capital as Icelanders say "no" to big bank bailouts.
Womanshare Deals in Skills, Community
by Heather PurserDec 15, 2009
- 12 years ago YES! Magazine wrote about Womanshare, a grassroots group that allows members to exchange services for time, not money. Has the promise of the story we’ve published turned into reality?
Slow Money: Bringing Money Down to Earth
by Brooke JarvisNov 16, 2009
- Is there such a thing as money that's too fast? Slow Money founder Woody Tasch says yes, and he's trying to slow money down by connecting investors to their local economies.
Path to a Peace Economy
by David KortenOct 27, 2009
- A persistent pattern of violence against people, community, and nature is inherent in the institutional structure of our existing economy. We can’t resolve our current economic crisis with marginal regulatory adjustments. It is time to rethink and restructure.