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NEW ECONOMY

A fair economy that works for people and the planet.

A Life Lived Whole
by Parker Palmer
What happens when people refuse to live a lie?
Campaigning for Time
by John de Graaf
"Take Back Your Time" movement and a free-time agenda.
The End of Empire and the Step to Earth     Community The End of Empire and the Step to Earth Community
by David C. Korten
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 A Good Time To Speak For Change
by David C.Korten
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 Cheese, Bread, and Thou
by The Cheese Board Collective
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 Reynolds
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 The Demand for the Common Good
by Jonathan Rowe
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 Heckscher
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 Zapatistas and the Globalization of Resistance
by Bill Weinberg
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 Gelder
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 Brun
Resources for Working Across Borders-Global Activism-policy advocacy, media, consumer campaigns, education, books, and film
Argentine Workers Build New Economy
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
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 Brun
Business Ethics Awards - honest companies honored
a race to the top?
by Elizabeth Grossman
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 Dressel
In response to the epidemic of industrial hog farms, Europe, Canada, and the U.S. share solutions - humane treatment of farm animals
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