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NEW ECONOMY

A fair economy that works for people and the planet.

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.
Now I Become Myself Now I Become Myself
by Parker Palmer
Parker Palmer writes about finding his vocation and the link between self and service
Reimagining Your Life
by Elyse Fields
Re-Imagining Your Life- Lisa Zeiler, Roberto Maestas, Al Chase, Bob Dickerson, Ariel Meadows
Discussion Guide: Working for Life
Discussion Guide for Working for Life, Right Livelihood, YES is a leading-edge quarterly journal magazine published by the nonprofit Positive Futures Network concerned with building a more just, sustainable, and compassionate future
Worker Owned and Local Businesses Worker Owned and Local Businesses
by Dan Swinney
Downsized? Stuck in a cubicle? Here is how some people are creating a livelihood and also building the foundations of a life-sustaining economy.
Why Work? Why Work?
by Bob Black
Bob Black, Why Work? Examines the stultifying impact of work and jobs and advocates the abolition of most production and the tranformation of work to play.
The Year of Global Protest - "We withdraw our consent!"
by Walden Bello
The Year of Global Protest: "We withdraw our consent!" by Walden Bello. Reviews anti-globalization protests and activism following the Seattle WTO demonstrations and considers the process of deligitimization of the institutions of global capitalism.
One Meal, One Vote
by Donella Meadows
One meal, one vote, by Donella Meadows. Consumers have the power to end factory farming and the dangers it poses to humans and animals.
India's Silent But Singing Revolution
by Pramila Jayapul
India's silent but singing revolution, by Pramila Jayapul. Swadyaya social movement in India is based on belief that God resides within, all people and nature are connected, and a person's responsibility is only to do one's duty to the best of one's capability for God and without attachment to the fruits of the labor.
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