Nobel Prize-winning economist Elinor Ostrom proved that people can—and do—work together to manage commonly-held resources without degrading them.
David Korten presented the following speech on October 19, 2009 during a keynote lecture at the Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma, California.
In Portland, Recovery Act funds are "laying the foundation for long-term economic, environmental, and community health."
Rather than trying to just patch up a system that isn't working, let's use our economic crisis to work for a system that really meets human needs.
How can one small Brooklyn-based co-op help create an economy founded on teamwork, social justice, and democracy?
State and local leaders are considering creating publicly owned banks that can funnel credit to where it is needed most: directly into the local economy.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's opposition to addressing climate change is making it very unpopular, even in corporate America.
What can local clubs do about a global financial meltdown? A lot, it turns out.
As leaders of the G20 map out a new economic order, protesters are making it known that they don't want it to be like the last one. Walden Bello outlines 11 principles of a deglobalized economy that promotes equity and quality of life rather than growth and environmental destruction.
Green the Block is a joint campaign of Green For All and the Hip Hop Caucus, designed to educate and mobilize low-income communities and communities of color to ensure a voice and a stake in the clean-energy economy. To honor the victims of September 11, 2001, Green the Block sponsored community service projects in cities throughout the country.
The old apprenticeship model of learning by doing gets new life as people who’ve been left out of the job market train to meet the growing demand for green-collar workers.
A farm state tired of depending on imports, Illinois looks to local food.