Keeping benefits and accountability close to home.
Creating Real Prosperity
by Frances Moore Lappéposted Nov 06, 2006
- Poor people are themselves creating the real job growth in much of the Global South through microcredit institutions and people's movements.
Caffeinated Community Comeback: Small Ohio Town Discovers Power of Networking
by Frances Moore Lappéposted Oct 17, 2006
- A story of community redevelopment from the bottom up. Starting with a coffee shop, and adding artisans, classes, and the power of networking. June Holley now helps communities around the globe form Smart Networks by training and supporting Network Weavers. Appalachian Center for Economic Networks.
Local Businesses Counter Corporate Rule
by Merrian Fullerposted Mar 08, 2006
- The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) lets small businesses network to help influence policies in a world controlled by corporate powers.
Economic Rebirth After the Storm
by Meizhu Luiposted Feb 24, 2006
- United for a Fair Economy helps the devastated Houma Nation organize a new economic model for itself.
The End of Empire and the Step to Earth Community
by David C. Kortenposted Aug 18, 2004
- For this is the moment when we are being called by the deep forces of creation to awaken to a new consciousness of our own possibilities and to embrace the responsibilities to one another and to the planet that go with our collective presence on the living jewel of life called Earth.
A Good Time To Speak For Change
by David C.Kortenposted Aug 18, 2004
- In these turbulent and frightening times it is important to remind ourselves that we are privileged to live at the most exciting moment in the whole of human history. For this is the moment when we are being called by the deep forces of creation to awaken to a new consciousness of our own possibilities and to embrace the responsibilities to one another and to the planet that go with our collective presence on the living jewel of life called Earth.
From the Earth, Up
by Anthony Flaccaventoposted Sep 30, 2002
- Appalachian Sustainable Development, ASD, sustainable forestry and wood products program, sustainable farms.
Worker Owned and Local Businesses
by Dan Swinneyposted Mar 31, 2001
- Downsized? Stuck in a cubicle? Here is how some people are creating a livelihood and also building the foundations of a life-sustaining economy.
Wild Rice Moon
by Winona LaDukeposted Jun 30, 2000
- The ancient, wild rice-centered culture of Minnesota's Anishinaabeg people confronts cultivated "wild" rice.
37 Ways to Join the Gift Economy
by Beverly Feldman, Charles Grayposted Jun 30, 1997
- You don't have to participate in a local currency or service exchange to be part of the cooperative gift economy. Any time you do a favor for a family member, neighbor, colleague, or stranger you're part of it. Here are some ways you can spend time in the gift economy, where you'll find fun, freedom, and connection.