Local investors for local businesses—how businesses are turning to their neighbors for funding.
What do you do when you want to start sharing resources, but your community’s not into it?
The financial juggling that helped cause the 2008 crisis may be coming back to haunt banks—and help homeowners.
Sharing knowledge with the community, Fallen Fruit provides maps for locals to make use of public fruit trees.
Urban ecovillages work to strengthen communities and bring neighbors, art, and environmental action together.
Why build resilience now? Because here's what we can't rely on ...
One person's trash really is another person's treasure. At the inaugural swap organized by Score!, over 1,300 people attended to "score" new items and donate to a selected charity.
With more workers facing long-term joblessness, the unemployed are working together for change.
To cope with the recession, some companies are cutting hours instead of employees. Will the trend have long-term effects?
It’s time we the people declare our independence from the money-favoring Wall Street economy.
David Korten wants your help planning the narration for a new video about our economic choices: Wall Street’s phantom wealth vs. the real wealth of a Main Street economy.
Innovative strategies for cooperative local ownership make it possible for prosperity to be shared as well as sustainable.
When Wall Street dodges taxes, Main Street is left to pick up the slack. Now a coalition of small businesses, community banks, and domestic manufacturers are joining forces to hold corporations accountable.
With housing still inadequate more than 6 months after the earthquake, Haiti is witnessing the seeds of a people's movement to demand the human right to housing.
Venturesome travelers are using the web—and the couches of strangers—to create an international gift economy of hospitality.