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The Great Turning as Compass and Lens The Great Turning as Compass and Lens
by Joanna Macy
The Great Turning invites us to lift our eyes from the cramped closet of short-term thinking and see the larger historical landscape.
Portrait of a Perfect Economic Storm
by David Korten
Graphics showing climate change, financial meltdown and peak oil
Entrepreneurs of cooperation Entrepreneurs of cooperation
by Jonathan Rowe
After the 1929 crash, workers created a cooperative economy, using industrial leftovers and ingenuity. It was called the Unemployed Exchange Association or UXA. What could we do with that cooperative model today?
Inviting Immigrants Out of the Shadows
by Oscar A Chacón, Amy Shannon, Sarah Anderson
How can undocumented workers come out of the shadows into an active work life in the US?
Alternatives to a Wall Alternatives to a Wall
by Oscar A. Chacón, Amy Shannon, Sarah Anderson
What effect do globalization trade policies have on illegal immigration in the US?
The Sweat Free Movement
by Lilja Otto
Students, union members and textile workers act together to fight sweatshop clothing.
Local Businesses Counter Corporate Rule
by Merrian Fuller
The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) lets small businesses network to help influence policies in a world controlled by corporate powers.
Houston Janitors Win Union Struggle
by Megan Tady
The people who clean Houston's tallest buildings have won the right to organize and be represented by the Service Employees International Union.
Economic Rebirth After the Storm Economic Rebirth After the Storm
by Meizhu Lui
United for a Fair Economy helps the devastated Houma Nation organize a new economic model for itself.
Bhutan's Secret for Happiness
by Pamela Chang
Gross National Happiness is the country's priority.
Omar Freilla: Green Worker     Cooperative Omar Freilla: Green Worker Cooperative
by Carolyn McConnell
The story of a worker owned cooperative to recycle in South Bronx.
Out of Time Out of Time
by Jonathan Rowe
The desperate quest to cram more into time has caused it to diminish. Could the cure for time scarcity be a vision of the Eternal?
Make a Living-With Dignity
by Michael Ramos
The religious community, labor unions, and community groups have come together to sponsor 122 living wage ordinances in towns large and small throughout the United States.
Java Justice Java Justice
by Dee Axelrod
A Jewish Ugandan coffee farmer partners with Christian and Muslim neighbors to produce jobs, understanding, and a great coffee. Thanksgivingcoffee.com
Sustainable Fashion
by Andrew Lovejoy
Clothing from companies that use sustainable materials and manufacturing practices
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