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NEW ECONOMY

A fair economy that works for people and the planet.

What the US Social Forum Means to Me What the US Social Forum Means to Me
by Alice Lovelace
Imagine a world where everyone has what they need, where people make the decisions that matter and where government truly is for and by the people. Now, imagine we are working, talking, debating and planning to bring that world into being.
Interview with Susan Gleason Interview with Susan Gleason
by Diane Horn
Susan Gleason talks about the US Social Forum in this 30-minute interview with Diane Horn, producer and host of the Sustainability Segment of KEXP.
Katrina and the US Social Forum Katrina and the US Social Forum
by Alice Lovelace
Catastrophic events can act as wake up calls, opportunities to seriously step up and do something that is going to make a difference. The US Social Forum represents an opportunity to create a different response to Katrina.
The Change Makers The Change Makers
Inspiring stories in their own words from community members who are co-operating to effect social change in the Americas.
Oscar Olivera: After the Water War Oscar Olivera: After the Water War
by Sarah van Gelder
Cochabamba's water wars have ended. With the multinationals gone, Oscar Olivera advocates a change in mindset.
U.S. Role Turned Upside Down
by Sarah Anderson, Jeremy Orhan Simer, Eva Golinger
Latin American countries are uniting in solidarity to combat U.S intervention in their politics, economies and militaries.
Venezuela's Co-op Boom Venezuela's Co-op Boom
by Michael Fox
The boom of cooperatives in Venezuela is promoting employment and social justice at a grassroots level.
Horizontalidad: Where Everyone Leads Horizontalidad: Where Everyone Leads
by Marina Sitrin
Horizontalidad: bringing direct democracy to Argentina's citizens while reducing unemployment and stimulating worker involvement.
Cuba's Cure Cuba's Cure
by Sarah van Gelder
By investing in health care that is holistic and focuses on prevention, Cuba has created one of the most effective systems in the world. Cuban doctors are engaged in missions throughout poor parts of the world, exchanging medical know-how for positive diplomatic relations.
Democracy Rising
by Nadia Martinez
Latin America's marginalized are mobilizing and changing the face of their nations' politics. From increasing national oil profits to rethinking regional trade plans, they are empowering themselves and lessening their dependence on the U.S.
Learning from Cuba's Response to Peak Oil :: Megan Quinn interviewed by Peak Moment TV Learning from Cuba's Response to Peak Oil :: Megan Quinn interviewed by Peak Moment TV
Janaia Donaldson interviews Megan Quinn of Community Solution to discuss her visit to Cuba, and the movie "The Power of Community." This young woman sees Peak Oil as an opportunity to create the communities we want, and to reduce our level of consumption.
BALLE :: Don Shaffer interviewed by Peak Moment TV
Janaia Donaldson interviews Executive Director Don Shaffer on BALLE's vision of local living economies. He describes how ensuring that economic power resides locally, where it can enhance community life and natural systems, is a counter to economic globalization.
A Defining Moment in History :: David Korten interviewed by Peak Moment TV
by David Korten
Janaia Donaldson interviews David Korten, author of 'When Corporations Rule the World', and 'The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community', who implores us to replace dominator-control stories with new stories-affirming life values of cooperation, community and interdependence.
The Small Mart Revolution :: Michael Shuman interviewed by Peak Moment TV
Janaia Donaldson of Peak Moment TV interviews author Michael Shuman, advocate of "Going Local." He describes how local businesses are beating global competition and helping to create self-reliant communities.
Building an Economy Based on Trust
by Ted White
Ted White shows how we can initiate ways to believe in and trust, rather than fear, each other. Let's start a trust-based economy.
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