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Beyond Money

Financing the new economy.

How to Share a Waffle How to Share a Waffle
by Abby Quillen
Bartering for your breakfast: One step closer to a local economy?
How to Share Time How to Share Time
by Mira Luna
When dollars are scarce, timebanks help neighbors swap skills, instead.
A Call for a Democratic Economy A Call for a Democratic Economy
by Zach Carter
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 Debt vs. Localization: Climate Justice in the New Economy
by David Korten
David Korten: Where does the concept of “climate debt” fit into a New Economy framework?
Solidarity as Economic System Solidarity as Economic System
by Beverly Bell
In Haiti, sharing communities are proving more shock-proof in the wake of disaster than market-based economies.
Iceland Busts the Banksters Iceland Busts the Banksters
by John Nichols
In a symbolic decision, democracy trumps capital as Icelanders say "no" to big bank bailouts.
Womanshare Deals in Skills, Community Womanshare Deals in Skills, Community
by Heather Purser
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 Slow Money: Bringing Money Down to Earth
by Brooke Jarvis
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 Path to a Peace Economy
by David Korten
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.
Taxing Wealth for the Common Good Taxing Wealth for the Common Good
by Chuck Collins
Why some high-income Americans are asking to pay more taxes.
How Banks Make Money How Banks Make Money
by Doug Pibel
Creating money out of thin air, a YES! infographic.
Small Banks, Radical Vision Small Banks, Radical Vision
by Zach Carter
Local banks can change the world, one investment at a time.
Dollars with Good Sense: DIY Cash Dollars with Good Sense: DIY Cash
by Judith Schwartz
Three ways ordinary people are printing their own money without breaking the law.
Busted: 9 Economy Myths Busted: 9 Economy Myths
What the old economy didn’t do for us—and what a sustainable economy could do.
Book Review: No More Throw-away People by Edgar Cahn Book Review: No More Throw-away People by Edgar Cahn
by David Bollier
No More Throwaway People is a provocative analysis of the non-market economy and an inspiration for the social service community.
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