A fair economy that works for people and the planet.
The End of Empire and the Step to Earth Community
by David C. Kortenposted Aug 18, 2004
- For this is the moment when we are being called by the deep forces of creation to awaken to a new consciousness of our own possibilities and to embrace the responsibilities to one another and to the planet that go with our collective presence on the living jewel of life called Earth.
A Good Time To Speak For Change
by David C.Kortenposted Aug 18, 2004
- In these turbulent and frightening times it is important to remind ourselves that we are privileged to live at the most exciting moment in the whole of human history. For this is the moment when we are being called by the deep forces of creation to awaken to a new consciousness of our own possibilities and to embrace the responsibilities to one another and to the planet that go with our collective presence on the living jewel of life called Earth.
Cheese, Bread, and Thou
by The Cheese Board Collectiveposted Jul 16, 2004
- A small cheese shop in Berkeley has become a community hub and a thriving model of worker ownership.
Little Cash, Lots of Riches
by David Reynoldsposted Jul 13, 2004
- In the midst of an otherwise impoverished region, the people of Kerala, India, are flourishing. What’s their secret?
The Demand for the Common Good
by Jonathan Roweposted Jul 07, 2004
- What happens when economic growth produces more “illth” than wealth? What happens when it gobbles up the foundation of the good life—the commons?
A Conspiracy of Hope
by Zahara Heckscherposted May 20, 2004
- Many thought the global movement against unfair trade started in Seattle 1999. But going back over 200 years, people have reached across borders to end the slave trade, shame a brutal colonial regime, and bring respite to laborers of the industrial revolution.
Zapatistas and the Globalization of Resistance
by Bill Weinbergposted May 20, 2004
- They launched their uprising as NAFTA took effect, brought activists together in the jungles of southern Mexico, and inspired a worldwide justice movement. Ten years later, the Zapatistas are still thinking global.
Resurrecting Democracy an interview with Ernst
Ulrich von Weizsaecker
by Sarah Ruth van Gelderposted May 20, 2004
- resurrecting democracy - an interview with Ernst Ulrich von Weizsaecker by Sarah Ruth van Gelder, resurrecting democracy through global governance and civil society
resources for crossing borders
by Becky Brunposted May 20, 2004
- Resources for Working Across Borders-Global Activism-policy advocacy, media, consumer campaigns, education, books, and film
Argentine Workers Build New Economy
by Lisa Gale Garriguesposted May 20, 2004
- Worker-run factories like Brukman have continued to operate successfully in Argentina since the 2001 economic collapse caused many businesses to go bankrupt. Two other movements that erupted after Argentina's plunge into economic crisis, urban barter clubs and neighborhood assemblies, have fared less well.
Honest Corporate Reporting Honored
by Becky Brunposted May 20, 2004
- Business Ethics Awards - honest companies honored
a race to the top?
by Elizabeth Grossmanposted May 20, 2004
- Beginning in 2006, all electronic equipment produced and sold in the European Union (EU) will be subject to two sweeping regulations, one designed to keep toxics-laced electronics out of municipal waste, the other to reduce use of toxic substances in the first place
a better life for hogs
by Holly Dresselposted May 20, 2004
- In response to the epidemic of industrial hog farms, Europe, Canada, and the U.S. share solutions - humane treatment of farm animals
by Carolyn McConnellposted May 20, 2004
- Stand Together by Carolyn McConnell - Jobs with Justice
The Battle In Seattle Moves South
by Kim Corriganposted May 20, 2004
- The Battle in Seattle Moves South by Kim Corrigan