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NEW ECONOMY

A fair economy that works for people and the planet.

Farms of the Future
by Senator Byron Dorgan
Contrary to myths about the efficiency of corporate agriculture, family farmers are the most efficient producers - and they produce much more than food
Hog Heaven
by Brian DeVore
combining some old-fashioned animal husbandry with new, low-tech facility design and sophisticated ideas about the relationships between livestock and the land.
November 30 WTO Showdown November 30 WTO Showdown
by Paul Hawken
The most dramatic confrontations took place on November 30 (N30), when thousands of protesters blocked WTO delegates from reaching the meeting. Author Paul Hawken was among them.
From the Trenches: Opening Day of the WTO Ministerial Meeting From the Trenches: Opening Day of the WTO Ministerial Meeting
by Tracy Rysavy
WTO On-Site Report, November 30, 1999 by Tracy Rysavy.
WTO Is Anti-Democratic, Anti-People, and Anti-Environment WTO Is Anti-Democratic, Anti-People, and Anti-Environment
by David C. Korten
Guest editorial on the Seattle WTO Protests, aired on KPLU, Tacoma, WA November 1999
Networking the Night Away: on the eve of the WTO Networking the Night Away: on the eve of the WTO
by Fran Korten
The Positive Futures Network's Reception on Sunday, November 28, on the eve of the World Trade Organization's meeting in Seattle.
WTO in Seattle: The Millennium Round or Turnaround? WTO in Seattle: The Millennium Round or Turnaround?
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
The following is part of our series of commentaries on the events unfolding in Seattle at the time of the World Trade Organization's meeting.
... After Seattle? ... After Seattle?
by David C. Korten
The following is part of a series of commentaries by people associated with YES! magazine and Positive Futures Network on the events unfolding in Seattle at the time of the World Trade Organization's meeting.
A Perspective on 'The Battle of Seattle' A Perspective on 'The Battle of Seattle'
by Rod Arakaki
The following is part of a series of commentaries by people associated with YES! magazine and Positive Futures Network on the events unfolding in Seattle at the time of the World Trade Organization's meeting.
Notes from the Streets of Seattle Notes from the Streets of Seattle
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
The following is part of a series of commentaries by people associated with YES! magazine and Positive Futures Network on the events unfolding in Seattle at the time of the World Trade Organization's meeting.
WTO Reading List WTO Reading List
This list has been compiled to further help you explore the issues of globalization and free trade. We list books from writers with different views of the issues.
Film Review - Cancel the Debt Now!: the Jubilee 2000 Campaign Film Review - Cancel the Debt Now!: the Jubilee 2000 Campaign
by Margaret Doyle
Whose Rules? Whose Rules?
by David Morris
The World trade Organization summit in Seattle could be a turning point in the politics of globalization. The summit was called to reduce barriers to the free, global flows of money and products. Opponents say these moves lower global labor and environmental standards and compromise local and national sovereignty. What might those who are concerned about sustainability, living standards, and community propose instead?
Notes From a Pilgrimage
by Fran Korten
Fran Korten makes a pilgramage to see the Dalai Lama
Earth's Energy Future
by Deepa Anandakrishnan, Oronto Douglas, Denis Hayes, Jose Lutzenberger, Wolfgang Sachs, Francesca Lyman
changing the climate, earth's energy future, by Deepa Anandakrishnan, Oronto Douglas, Denis Hayes, Josè Lutzenberger, Francesca Lyman, and Wolfgang Sachs
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