A fair economy that works for people and the planet.
Chad-Cameroon Project Violates Human
by Sarah Fortposted Nov 08, 2005
- One of Africa’s largest development projects, the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline, is producing human rights violations along with its oil, says Amnesty International.
Work in San Francisco? No Sweat
by Andrew Lovejoyposted Nov 08, 2005
- Beginning in December 2005, the city of San Francisco will require all contractors to guarantee that any goods they supply are produced without “sweatshop” labor.
Fair trade: for everyone's benefit
by Lilja Ottoposted Nov 07, 2005
- The fair trade movement has forged direct, stable, democratic trade relations between producers and consumers
What Can Congregations Do?
by Richard Langposted Nov 07, 2005
- Three steps for congregations towards creating new economic practices of sharing
The Prophets Versus Empire
by Richard Langposted Oct 31, 2005
- Is it time for Americans to build a culture that rejects empire and adopts the principles of the Jubilee?
Indicator: Wal-Mart Draws Canadian Opposition
by Valerie Doyleposted Oct 04, 2005
- Wal-Mart closes store in Canada that was unionized.
Book Review: Dilemmas of Domination by Walden Bello
by Saul Landauposted Sep 26, 2005
- Walden Bello, scholar activist, has written a manifesto on how globalization works and fails.
Book Review: America Beyond Capitalism by Gar
by Adria Scharfposted Sep 12, 2005
- Adria Scharf reviews a book that will ignite the creative imagination needed for progressive activists to connect their work to a shared vision for a democratic political-economic system
Ten Reasons Young People Should Care About Social
by Rock the Voteposted Aug 29, 2005
The Dos and Don'ts of Social Security
by Amy Chasanovposted Aug 29, 2005
- What can we do to fix social security without destroying it?
Retirement Crisis, Real or Imagined? Moral and
Economic Questions on Social Security
by Gar Alperovitzposted Aug 29, 2005
- Social security privatization, the collapse of private pensions, low rates of savings -- what should we do?
Of, By and For Seniors: Japanese Seniors Co-operatives
by Robert Marshallposted Aug 15, 2005
- Japanese families are getting smaller while the ranks of the aged are growing. A co-operative has stepped into this vacuum, connecting thousands of elders who have something to give and something to receive.
Two Crises, One Solution
by Van Jonesposted May 25, 2005
- We face devastation of the natural world and violence in human communities. There's a way to solve both these crises. A reverence movement would anchor a different economics, a restorative economics. Working with nature, we can create wealth sustainably and spread it more equitably. Solution-based, investment-driven environmentalism.
In Brazil: Creating a New Reality
by Michelle Burkhartposted May 25, 2005
- A poor-people's movement settles thousands of aspiring farmers on unused land - and now they have some really big plans.
Students Break Out
by Becky Brun, Brian Edstromposted May 16, 2005
- Alternative spring breaks: These young people experienced adventure, camaraderie, and the satisfaction of making a difference--plus a few surprises