New Economy
WTO Photo Quiz

You might be surprised by what's real and what's not.

Focus on Fair Trade

These three TransFair USA curricula are designed to help students understand the concept of fair trade and to highlight its values and significance to farmers and communities. Using familiar imported foods—chocolate, bananas and coffee—as the focus, your students will gain an appreciation for the hard work of the farmer and will feel empowered knowing their consumer choices have real impact on real people.

Bonnie Raitt & Dolores Huerta

This series, co-produced by The Nation magazine and Brave New Foundation, brings together inspiring activists from different movements and generations, to discuss their ideas, ideals, and approaches to changing the world.

Carl Pope & Van Jones

This series, co-produced by The Nation magazine and Brave New Foundation, brings together inspiring activists from different movements and generations, to discuss their ideas, ideals, and approaches to changing the world.

What to Do with Your Money During Tough Times

How will you get through the difficult economic times ahead? Here’s how to shop, where to bank, and how to save and invest to help you weather the storm while contributing to a more just and sustainable economy.

Students as Citizen Diplomats

Since 1986, Bainbridge Island, WA, has maintained a strong relationship with its sister city Ometepe, Nicaragua. Instead of learning about foreign relations, Island students and teachers forge their own personal connections. Here are their stories.

Reclaiming Corn and Culture

For 14 years, NAFTA has displaced farmers and spurred migration. The answer from Mexico’s grassroots: co-ops and fair trade.