Making a living, and a life.
7 Cool Companies
by Gar Alperovitz, Steve Dubb, Ted Howardposted Jul 29, 2007
- 7 of the best current models for changing who owns, controls and benefits from business. Profits can flow to workers, consumers or the community - not just outside investors. And these businesses succeed.
Horizontalidad: Where Everyone Leads
by Marina Sitrinposted May 11, 2007
- Horizontalidad: bringing direct democracy to Argentina's citizens while reducing unemployment and stimulating worker involvement.
Green-Collar Jobs for Urban America
by Van Jones, Ben Wyskidaposted Nov 06, 2006
- Oakland discovers that green-collar jobs can revitalize its economy and sets out on the path to becoming a 'global green city.'
The Sweat Free Movement
by Lilja Ottoposted Mar 08, 2006
- Students, union members and textile workers act together to fight sweatshop clothing.
Make a Living-With Dignity
by Michael Ramosposted Nov 08, 2005
- The religious community, labor unions, and community groups have come together to sponsor 122 living wage ordinances in towns large and small throughout the United States.
Indicator: Wal-Mart Draws Canadian Opposition
by Valerie Doyleposted Oct 04, 2005
- Wal-Mart closes store in Canada that was unionized.
Two Crises, One Solution
by Van Jonesposted May 25, 2005
- We face devastation of the natural world and violence in human communities. There's a way to solve both these crises. A reverence movement would anchor a different economics, a restorative economics. Working with nature, we can create wealth sustainably and spread it more equitably. Solution-based, investment-driven environmentalism.
Campaigning for Time
by John de Graafposted Aug 19, 2004
- "Take Back Your Time" movement and a free-time agenda.
U.S. And European Unions Hold Out For Peace
by Carolyn McConnellposted May 20, 2004
- U.S. and European Unions oppose war in Iraq. AFL-CIO passes resolution against war. USLAW. Internat
Second Chance For Black Farmers
by Carol Estesposted Jun 30, 2001
- A recent class-action suit by black farmers against the USDA fails to stem the loss of land by African American farmers.
Now I Become Myself
by Parker Palmerposted Mar 31, 2001
- Parker Palmer writes about finding his vocation and the link between self and service
Worker Owned and Local Businesses
by Dan Swinneyposted Mar 31, 2001
- Downsized? Stuck in a cubicle? Here is how some people are creating a livelihood and also building the foundations of a life-sustaining economy.
by Bob Blackposted Mar 31, 2001
- Bob Black, Why Work? Examines the stultifying impact of work and jobs and advocates the abolition of most production and the tranformation of work to play.
The New Solidarity
by Anthony S. Archposted Oct 27, 2000
- the new solidarity, by Anthony S. Arch. Steelworkers and forest activists forge a new alliance.