Next Monday, YES! and the New Economy Coalition kick off New Economy Week—five days of national conversation about the ideas, strategies, and projects that make up the movement.
On each of the five days of New Economy Week, we’ll be hosting articles, essays, and public conversation about one aspect of the new economy. We’ll link to all five days from this page.
The initiative also prohibits the city from purchasing Walmart bonds in the future.
"Pretty soon they're using it to travel downtown and expand their understanding of the community they live in."
The British government is reversing damage done to local economies by the Great Recession by protecting local pubs.
What will the transition to a "new economy" really look like? To find out, explore this interactive infographic from the group New England New Economy Transition.
Can you be a revolutionary and a mayor? Chokwe Lumumba—who spent eight months as mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, before he died—did his best to be both.
New Mexico's traditional landrace chile varieties have adapted to hot days, cold nights, and long dry spells. But can they survive modern agribusiness?
Produce auctions are getting fresh vegetables into food deserts, building community, and helping rural farmers earn a living.
Philadelphia restauranteur and local economies movement leader Judy Wicks on making good and doing good.
Despite behemoths like Starbucks and Amazon, the number of independent bookstores, coffeeshops, and other businesses is growing.
Hungry for okra, collards, and trout? In Appalachia, you can now get all your soul food cravings from local farmers.