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NEW ECONOMY

A fair economy that works for people and the planet.

The Business of BALLE
by Ann Bartz
The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies proves that locally owned companies can stand up to some of the harmful effects of globalization and foster the health and vitality of a region.
:: Kaiser serves up local foods
by Catherine Bailey
Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente is serving locally grown produce through an innovative scheme pioneered at their Oakland hospital to bring farmers' markets to its patients.
:: 7 Ways to Break Free of the Corporate Economy
Has the cash economy swallowed up your life? Here are some ways to extract some of your time and "life energy" from the cash economy.
Cheaper by the Dozen?
Economies of scale are the traditional argument against 'Going Local'. But an examination of the why's and how's of local production show that these savings kick in at a much smaller scale than global corporations would have you believe.
Theme Guide Theme Guide
A visual map of Go Local articles in the Winter 2007 issue.
No Deal No Deal
by Mark Randazzo
Activists from around the world joined hands on the streets and in the corridors of power to protest WTO trade deals they said would harm people and the planet. They just won big.
From the Editor - An Economy with a Future From the Editor - An Economy with a Future
by Sarah van Gelder
YES! Magazine editor Sarah van Gelder introduces the Winter 2007 issue, Go Local.
Judy Wicks: In Business for Life
by Judy Wicks
Judy Wicks learned how to build community, run a legendary restaurant, and start a national movement for just and sustainable business--all without leaving home.
Financing Hope Financing Hope
by Tracy Fernandez Rysavy, Prianjali Mascarenhas
After Katrina, a local credit union got Jerry Moore and others on their feet.
Food to Stay Food to Stay
by Gary Nabhan
Many communities in the U.S. ship food out--and ship the same food back in. What's the value of keeping it at home?
How Commerce Consumed the Commons 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 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
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