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NEW ECONOMY

A fair economy that works for people and the planet.

Path to a Peace Economy Path to a Peace Economy
by David Korten
A persistent pattern of violence against people, community, and nature is inherent in the institutional structure of our existing economy. We can’t resolve our current economic crisis with marginal regulatory adjustments. It is time to rethink and restructure.
Clean Energy Works: Portland Project a Model for Green Stimulus Clean Energy Works: Portland Project a Model for Green Stimulus
by Roger Valdez
In Portland, Recovery Act funds are 'laying the foundation for long-term economic, environmental, and community health.'
Building Caring Economics: Beyond Capitalism and Socialism Building Caring Economics: Beyond Capitalism and Socialism
by Riane Eisler
Rather than trying to just patch up a system that isn't working, let's use our economic crisis to work for a system that really meets human needs.
Building a Solidarity Economy Building a Solidarity Economy
by Annie McShiras
How can one small childcare cooperative help create an economy founded on teamwork, social justice, and democracy?
Reviving the Local Economy with Publicly Owned Banks Reviving the Local Economy with Publicly Owned Banks
by Ellen Brown
The Fed may have played all its cards, but state and local governments still hold a few aces: publicly owned banks that could funnel credit where it is needed most, directly into the local economy.
Companies Abandon Chamber of Commerce Over Climate Change Stance Companies Abandon Chamber of Commerce Over Climate Change Stance
by Susie Shutts
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's opposition to addressing climate change is making it very unpopular, even in corporate America.
5 Benefits of Common Security Clubs 5 Benefits of Common Security Clubs
by Chuck Collins
What can local clubs do about a global financial meltdown? A lot, it turns out.
The Virtues of Deglobalization The Virtues of Deglobalization
by Walden Bello
What do we do now that neoliberal globalization has failed? Walden Bello outlines 11 pillars of a deglobalized economy.
The Economics of Happiness The Economics of Happiness
by Saamah Abdallah
In France, a ground-breaking commission of leading economists suggests that nations look beyond GDP.
Green the Block :: Beauty from the Ashes Green the Block :: Beauty from the Ashes
by Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins and Rev. Lennox Yearwood
To honor the victims of September 11, 2001, urban communities involved in the green jobs movement spent the anniversary of the attacks building stronger communities through service.
Protecting Local Farms Protecting Local Farms
by Lynn Byczynski
Small-scale farmers fear that new regulations meant for industrial agriculture will burden them unfairly.
Trade Your Job Trade Your Job
by Valerie Saturen
The old apprenticeship model of learning by doing gets new life as people who’ve been left out of the job market train to meet the growing demand for green-collar workers.
Can a Farm State Feed Itself? Can a Farm State Feed Itself?
by Brooke Jarvis
Tired of depending on imports, Illinois looks to local food.
No Vacation Nation No Vacation Nation
by John de Graaf
Along with paid vacation, we're missing out on happiness, better health, and a more sustainable society.
Signs of Life :: Sit-In Keeps Factory Open Signs of Life :: Sit-In Keeps Factory Open
by Laura Kaliebe
Workers at the Des Plaines, Illinois, Hartmarx factory voted to stage a sit-in this June against banking giant Wells Fargo.
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