New Economy
7 Ways to Transform Banking

Each of us can help build a resilient financial system that will serve real people in real communities.

Time for a New Theory of Money

By understanding that money is simply credit, we unleash it as a powerful tool for our communities.

Raise My Taxes, Please

Why one wealthy American wants the Bush tax cuts to expire and the estate tax to be reinstated.

10 Ways to Solve the Jobs Problem

Imagine a no-holds-barred “summit” that comes up with ideas to solve both our job and environmental problems. What might it come up with?

The Right to Housing in Haiti

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.

Health Care Economics 101

When it comes to health care, everyone can’t have everything right away. But we can make smarter choices that don’t leave anyone out in the cold.

Jobs, Not Handouts

Wall Street's plunge shows what's wrong with phantom wealth. Why support that system when we could be creating jobs in the real economy?

A New Deal for Local Economies

More local, durable economies are already taking root. We can help them along by changing the way we regulate businesses, plan cities, and finance the communities we want.