New Economy

Henry Red Cloud: Solar Warrior for Native America
by Talli Nauman
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Bringing renewable energy and jobs to reservations.
Occupy Economics: Because We’re Teaching It Wrong
Does Occupy Wall Street highlight the failures of traditional Econ 101? These economists think so.
Jobs Not Cuts: UK Strikes Against Austerity
by Ari Berman
In Britain, two million public sector workers launched the largest strike in three decades.
7 Ways to Support the Real Job Creator: Main Street
by John Cavanagh, David Korten
Turns out most job creation comes from the 99 percent, not the one percent.
Ai-jen Poo: Organizing Labor—With Love
by Mark Engler
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Battling for those on the economic bottom rung—domestic workers.
Painting the Town Prosperous
by James Trimarco
Urban artists revive our neighborhoods and show us how to share our gifts.
Green Jobs Calling
by Madeline Ostrander
The citizens of two cities are finding the customers, finances, and skills to put together green jobs.
Best Job in the Neighborhood—And They Own It
by Susan Arterian Chang
How worker co-ops are expanding despite the rust-belt economy.
Graduates Get a Crash Course in Sharing
by Malcolm Harris
How new graduates are improvising when expected careers aren’t panning out.
Elders a (Labor) Force for Social Change
by Marc Freedman
Boomers discover ways to apply their skills and life experience to purposeful second careers.
YES! Recommends: The Legacy Project
by Jing Fong
At a time of economic uncertainty—when your students are wondering about their future—the Legacy Project might serve as a compass to help them create their lives, connect to others, and change their world.
7 Smart Solutions for DIY Jobs
One alternative to looking for a job is to make your own. Here are seven ways communities are offering tools, training, and bright ideas to get workers started.
Less is More: 5 Steps to Redefine Making a Living
Poster: Life out of balance? Ask yourself this ...
Local Jobs Through Local Banking
Not just the recession: What our banking system has to do with our unemployment crisis, and what we can do about it.
Need a Job? Create Your Own
Meet five entrepreneurs who said no to corporate jobs.