As a nation, we now have the opportunity, as we did during the Great Depression and World War II, to reprioritize the economy. Simply put, we need to “thrift and shift.”
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.
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.
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.
Rust-belt to recovery.
A South Bronx worker co-op turns trash into treasure.
Americans want to invest locally: here’s how.
Social activist and local living economies advocate shares her investment secrets
Local banks can change the world, one neighborly investment at a time.
Local currencies value time, build community, and keep business moving even when credit dries up.
Reinflate the Old Economy? Get Real!