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NEW ECONOMY

A fair economy that works for people and the planet.

Resource Guide
by Victor Bremson, Erin Cusick
Living Economies resource guide, YES! A Journal of Positive Futures
economies for life - economías para la vida
by David Korten
El lenguaje de la disfunción económica se ha tornado tan común que cuando utilizo en mis charlas la expresión “economía global suicida”, raramente necesito explicarla.
Economies For Life
by David Korten
While the ruling elites occupy themselves with seeking to restore faith in the pathological institutions on which their power and privilege were built, the rest of us can embrace this moment of economic failure as an historic opportunity. Through our individual and collective choices, we can grow into being the economic institutions, relationships, and culture of a just, sustainable, and compassionate world of living economies that work for all.
Starting Over
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
Solidarity solutions in Argentina, barter clubs as a solution, Brukman Factory takeover, author Lisa Gale Garrigues, worker-owned cooperatives as a solution to Argentina crisis. YES!
From the Earth, Up From the Earth, Up
by Anthony Flaccavento
Appalachian Sustainable Development, ASD, sustainable forestry and wood products program, sustainable farms.
Breaking Down Buildings, Building Up a Neighborhood Breaking Down Buildings, Building Up a Neighborhood
by Holly Dressel
The suicide economy is all too ready to cast off used material, disadvantaged people, and troubled neighborhoods. These living economy entrepreneurs are turning throwaways into gold.
Trying To Do Right
by Victor Bremson
Chain stores vs local business, maquladora, local living economies, Are the cheap goods worth the price?
Pieces of the Puzzle Pieces of the Puzzle
by Jill Bamburg
The story of Burlington Vermont, Will Raap, Gardener's Supply company, Intervale foundation, Burlington Legacy Project, Bernie Saunders, and how Burlington became one of America's most sustainable communities.
A Place For Dignity
by Carol Estes
Dignity Village in Portland, Oregon, a tent city. Dignity Village is fundamentally different. It's a self-governing community of about 60 homeless people who take care of themselves by taking care of each other.
What To Do When Corporations Rule the World
by David Korten
What to do when Corporations Rule the World, an interview with David Korten by Sarah van Gelder. Authors converse about threats to democracy and the environment posed by corporate globalization.
Second Chance For Black Farmers
by Carol Estes
A recent class-action suit by black farmers against the USDA fails to stem the loss of land by African American farmers.
Thirst For Justice
by Maude Barlow
Thirst for Justice, by Maude Barlow. Privatization of Bolivia's water supply fails in the face of protest, and a local coallition takes on water distribution.
A Tale of Three Cities
by Rachel Brahinsky
A Tale of Three Cities, by Rachel Brahinsky. Cautionary tales from California highlight the need for reform in the energy industry and in energy policy.
The White Dog's Tale
by Maryann Gorman
Judy Wicks story about the White Dog Cafe and how an entrepreneur can also be an activist.
Real Vacations For All
by Juliet Schor
We should increase vacation time in the U.S.
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