A fair economy that works for people and the planet.
Independence from the Corporate Global Economy
by Ethan Millerposted Oct 31, 2006
- Our current economy is failing us, but there are alternatives. The roots of small-scale, local economies are in place. We can make them grow.
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.
by Sarah van Gelderposted Sep 01, 2006
- The Southeast Social Forum prepares for a larger gathering of dedicated activists from all over U.S.
The Bronx, New York: Quality Job, Quality Care
by Eric Laursenposted Aug 31, 2006
- Cooperative Home Care Associates offers home health care services with motivated employee owners and a cooperative that is growing.
Programming Our Vocabulary
by Frances Moore Lappéposted Aug 25, 2006
- The right continues to define the terms of debate. It is time for progressives to establish terms of their own.
Health Care Options at a Glance
by Sarah van Gelder, Doug Pibelposted Aug 22, 2006
- The various health care options used around the world are detailed based on costs, coverage, who pays and other factors.
An Interpretation of Life
by Frances Moore Lappéposted Jun 13, 2006
- Frances Moore Lappe visits North-Central Italy to learn how cooperatives have succeeded in driving the local economy
Bolivian Coca Workers Cheer "Social and Cultural Revolution"
by Juliette Beckposted Jun 01, 2006
- Hugo Chavez and Cuban vice president help Morales stir troops for upcoming Constituent Assembly election.
Time to Get Smart About Energy
by Fran Kortenposted May 30, 2006
- The debate regarding global warming and peak oil is moving into a different direction, from "is it happening" to "what do we do now?"
Village Women Become their Own
by Frances Moore Lappéposted May 25, 2006
- The poorest women in the world are coming together in groups of 15 to 25, saving regularly, and teaching each other how to read, write, and keep simple accounts. They’re forming their own village banks, calculating interest, and making small loans to each other to start or expand small businesses.
The Great Turning as Compass and Lens
by Joanna Macyposted May 10, 2006
- The Great Turning invites us to lift our eyes from the cramped closet of short-term thinking and see the larger historical landscape.
Portrait of a Perfect Economic
by David Kortenposted May 08, 2006
- Graphics showing climate change, financial meltdown and peak oil
Entrepreneurs of cooperation
by Jonathan Roweposted May 08, 2006
- After the 1929 crash, workers created a cooperative economy, using industrial leftovers and ingenuity. It was called the Unemployed Exchange Association or UXA. What could we do with that cooperative model today?
Inviting Immigrants Out of the Shadows
by Oscar A Chacón, Amy Shannon, Sarah Andersonposted May 01, 2006
- How can undocumented workers come out of the shadows into an active work life in the US?
Alternatives to a Wall
by Oscar A. Chacón, Amy Shannon, Sarah Andersonposted May 01, 2006
- What effect do globalization trade policies have on illegal immigration in the US?