New Economy

How Commerce Consumed the Commons
by Jonathan Rowe
In a world where everything's for sale, we've forgotten that much of value happens outside the stream of commerce. Here's how we forgot--and how we're reclaiming the commons.
Economics of Life in Balance
by Regina Gregory
What an economy that worked for Pacific Islanders for thousands of years may have to teach us about how to live today.
#10 :: Greenmarkets Feed Urban Appetites
#9 :: Montana Farms Go to School
#8 :: The 100-Mile Diet
#7 :: Sustainable Fisheries
#6 :: Local Produce for Local Chefs
#5 :: Organic Farming Cooperatives
#4 :: Zero-Waste Economics
#3 :: Catching the Winds of Change
#2 :: Self-Help Through Microcredit
#1 :: Launching a New Apollo
10 Ways to a Human-Scale Economy
We offer the YES! perspective on 10 great innovations that prove change is not only possible, but underway. Tired of feeling powerless? See how to bring your economy home.
The Local Multiplier Effect
Buying local products at local businesses creates a ripple effect as those businesses and employees in turn spend your money locally. In contrast corporate chains send most of your money out of town.
Go Local Resource Guide
These resources offer ways you can get involved with the “Go Local” movement right now. Explore them; share them; start declaring your independence from the global corporate economy today