More States May Create Public Banks
by Ellen BrownMay 13, 2010
- Several states are studying the prospects of a state-owned bank or are considering legislation to make one possible.
Debt vs. Localization: Climate Justice in the New Economy
by David KortenMay 12, 2010
- David Korten: Where does the concept of “climate debt” fit into a New Economy framework?
Replacing Coal with Green Jobs in Navajo Nation
by Yvonne LiuMay 11, 2010
- Shutting down coal mines was a first step. Now Navajo activists are working for a new, green-jobs economy.
Jobs, Not Handouts
by David KortenMay 09, 2010
- David Korten: Wall Street's plunge shows what's wrong with phantom wealth. Why support that system when we could be creating jobs in the real economy?
Neighbors for a New Economy
by Chuck CollinsMay 05, 2010
- In Greenfield, Mass., a group of neighbors have formed a support group to face their changing world.
David Korten on His Work and Mission
by David KortenMay 01, 2010
- YES! Magazine board chair David Korten speaks about his life’s work, and what drew him to become involved with YES! Magazine.
A New Deal for Local Economies
by Stacy MitchellApr 29, 2010
- More local, durable economies are already taking root. We can help them along by changing the way we regulate businesses, plan cities, and finance the communities we want.
Fix the Economy, Not Wall Street
by David KortenApr 28, 2010
- Would-be Wall Street regulators aren't asking the right question: How do we create a financial services sector that directs money where it is actually needed?
Welcome to Eaarth
by Scott GastApr 27, 2010
- Bill McKibben’s latest book explores what it’ll take to live on a planet less sweet than it used to be. During a recent stop in Seattle, he described the smaller, slower, and wiser future that may be our best bet.
Making Money Work: How Can We Reconnect Capital with Community?
by Stacy MitchellApr 23, 2010
- Our investments tend to fund consolidation and speculation. But new models are emerging that allow us to finance the economy we really want.
The State of the Earth, 2010
by Rebecca SolnitApr 22, 2010
- We're in a very bad way. But we also know the solution would make most of us richer—even if not in the ways we are presently accustomed to counting as wealth.
Up By Our Bootstraps?
by Andrée ZaleskaApr 14, 2010
- Sharing our stories of tough times can help us discover that we're not facing them alone—and that we can support each other in building a society that works for everyone.
Local Economies Close the Distance Between Us
by Stacy MitchellApr 13, 2010
- But our city planning policies are rigged against them. How can we support neighborhood businesses that slow the pace of life and encourage people to get to know each other?
5 Ways to Stand Up for Fairer Taxes
by Chuck CollinsApr 12, 2010
- How can we protect public services while stopping the "Great Tax Shift" from corporations and the wealthy to the middle class and small businesses?
Breaking the Curse of Bigness
by Stacy MitchellApr 07, 2010
- Resilience depends on diversity, but banks and businesses just keep getting bigger. How can we break the cycle?