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Protecting What We Love: Judy Wicks Protecting What We Love: Judy Wicks
Interview with local living economies advocate Judy Wicks.
Seattle + 10 Seattle + 10
by David Korten
Time to declare our independence from Wall Street
New Economy, New Ways to Do     Finance New Economy, New Ways to Do Finance
As mega-finance crumbles, many farsighted individuals are putting their money in enterprises and financial institutions that benefit working Americans and the places they live.
9 Mythbusters:      9 Mythbusters:
Age-Old Wisdom for the New Economy Age-Old Wisdom for the New Economy
by Sarah van Gelder, Rebecca Adamson
Indigenous peoples have learned a few things about making it through hard times. Rebecca Adamson discusses what traditional economies did to foster abundance, sharing, and harmony with Mother Earth.
How Banks Make Money How Banks Make Money
by Doug Pibel
Creating money out of thin air, a YES! infographic.
Money from Nothing Money from Nothing
by James Robertson
Supplying money should be a public service, not a cash cow for banks.
Thrift and Shift: 2 Ways to Prioritize the     Economy Thrift and Shift: 2 Ways to Prioritize the Economy
by Alisa Gravitz
A different recipe is needed-with fresh priorities: let’s make things that last, and shift to a new green engine, that provides well-being for all.
The New Economy Starts Now The New Economy Starts Now
by Sarah van Gelder
The new economy is about increasing quality of life, improving health, and restoring the environment.
3 Ways to Invest in Your Community 3 Ways to Invest in Your Community
by Jeff Golden
Jeff Golden suggests ways you can revive the old classic: community investment.
Connect and Engage :: Teaching about Today's Economy Connect and Engage :: Teaching about Today's Economy
Here are lessons plans and curriculum to help your students better understand the cause and effects of the current housing upheaval, the concepts of work (what kind of work is paid?) and workplace, and definitions of wealth.
Curriculum & Resources: Teaching Economics As If People Mattered Curriculum & Resources: Teaching Economics As If People Mattered
United for a Fair Economy’s (UFE) economic education curricula and workshops are dynamic resources for high school and adult continuing education teachers, and college faculty.
Why This Crisis May Be Our Best Chance to Build a     New Economy Why This Crisis May Be Our Best Chance to Build a New Economy
by David Korten
Wall Street is bankrupt. Instead of trying to save it, we can build a new economy that puts money and business in the service of people and the planet—not the other way around.
Out of the Ashes of GM: the Phoenix of Renewable Energy Out of the Ashes of GM: the Phoenix of Renewable Energy
by Ellen Brown
Out of the ashes of a failed GM could arise not only a new, clean way of traveling but a new way of funding government and the services we expect from it.
Cleveland’s Worker-Owned Boom Cleveland’s Worker-Owned Boom
by Gar Alperovitz, Ted Howard, Steve Dubb
Rust-belt to recovery through worker-owned business and city, hospital, and university cooperation.
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