New Economy

Will Allen: Growing Justice in Food Deserts
by Doug Pibel
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Creating access to affordable fresh food in low-income neighborhoods.
Occupy Economics: Because We’re Teaching It Wrong
Does Occupy Wall Street highlight the failures of traditional Econ 101? These economists think so.
Jobs Not Cuts: UK Strikes Against Austerity
by Ari Berman
In Britain, two million public sector workers launched the largest strike in three decades.
7 Ways to Support the Real Job Creator: Main Street
by John Cavanagh, David Korten
Turns out most job creation comes from the 99 percent, not the one percent.
Ai-jen Poo: Organizing Labor—With Love
by Mark Engler
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Battling for those on the economic bottom rung—domestic workers.
The Case for Taxing the Wealthy
The 1% didn’t get there by themselves. Chuck Collins offers a TED Talk on why the wealthy should pay it forward.
YES! Recommends: Creative Change Educational Solutions
by Jing Fong
Creative Change's comprehensive approach to curriculum transformation places food systems, renewable energy, urban revitalization, and other sustainability issues at the center of education innovation and reform.
How Occupy is Transforming Our National Conversation
by Robin Broad, John Cavanagh
In just two months, the Occupy movement has begun to unseat an economic narrative that held sway for thirty years.
End the Fed? David Korten Responds
by David Korten
There’s lots of anger against the Federal Reserve from the left and the right. David Korten argues that what it needs is some major restructuring.
Time Banking: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
by Edgar Cahn
Why let the availability of money determine the range of the possible? Time banks are taking off, in ways you never expected.
Occupy A New Conversation
by David Korten
America is a tale of two economies: one serves Wall Street, and the other is accountable to the rest of us. Which one will we choose?
Painting the Town Prosperous
by James Trimarco
Urban artists revive our neighborhoods and show us how to share our gifts.
Green Jobs Calling
by Madeline Ostrander
The citizens of two cities are finding the customers, finances, and skills to put together green jobs.
Best Job in the Neighborhood—And They Own It
by Susan Arterian Chang
How worker co-ops are expanding despite the rust-belt economy.
Ten Ways the Occupy Movement Changes Everything
by Sarah van Gelder, David Korten, Steve Piersanti
Many question whether this movement can really make a difference. The truth is that it is already changing everything. Here’s how.