YES! Magazine Nominated for General Excellence. Read All About It.
Sections
Home » New Economy

Get a FREE Issue. Yes! I want to try YES! Magazine

Nonprofit. Independent. Subscriber-supported. DONATE. How you can support our work.

YES! by Email
Join over 78,000 others already signed up for FREE YES! news.
[SAMPLE]

Town Hall Sidebar

The YES! ChicoBag(R). Full-size tote that fits in your pocket!

 

— tags:

NEW ECONOMY

A fair economy that works for people and the planet.

Gar Alperovitz on Why the New Economy Movement Needs to Think Big
Gar Alperovitz on Why the New Economy Movement Needs to Think Big
His new book, "What Then Must We Do?" imagines how a new economic system might actually emerge, from the bottom up, in the next few decades.
Posted Jul 02, 2014
Worker-Owned Co-ops Get $1 Million in NYC Spending
Worker-Owned Co-ops Get $1 Million in NYC Spending
New York City's newly approved budget allocates $1.2 million for developing and supporting worker-owned cooperative businesses.
Posted Jun 27, 2014
A Local Economy Solution to Africa's Poaching Problem
A Local Economy Solution to Africa's Poaching Problem
Communities that enjoy the economic benefits of wildlife tourism don’t harbor poachers.
Posted Jun 25, 2014
Seattle Wins $15 Minimum Wage—Will Your Town Be Next?
Seattle Wins $15 Minimum Wage—Will Your Town Be Next?
Activists built support for the ordinance by demonstrating that it would reduce poverty in the city.
Posted Jun 03, 2014
"Black Women’s Blueprint" Helps Low-Income Women Get By—Through Bartering
"Black Women’s Blueprint" Helps Low-Income Women Get By—Through Bartering
Farah Tanis learned that, of the women in poverty she worked with, 9 out of 10 had experienced violence—so she started a bartering network to help them survive.
Posted May 30, 2014
Will Jackson, Miss., Be the New Co-op Capital of the South?
Will Jackson, Miss., Be the New Co-op Capital of the South?
Three months after the death of Jackson's radical mayor, the city's residents are working to make his vision of cooperative economics a reality.
Posted May 23, 2014
That Book About Inequality That's Sold Out of Bookstores? Here's What It Means for 2016
That Book About Inequality That's Sold Out of Bookstores? Here's What It Means for 2016
The popularity of a new book by French economist Thomas Piketty should be a wake-up call for politicians. If inequality sells in the stores, it will sell at the polls as well.
Posted May 22, 2014
Our Economy Wants You to Be In Debt—5 Things You Can Do to Take Charge
Our Economy Wants You to Be In Debt—5 Things You Can Do to Take Charge
We poured through a debt-resistance manual created by former Occupiers to bring you these practical tips.
Posted May 21, 2014
Infographic: Why Social Security's Not Going Broke
Infographic: Why Social Security's Not Going Broke
Making Social Security solvent in the long run isn't that hard. But who should bear the cost?
Posted May 21, 2014
Europe Leads U.S. in Effort to Tax Financial "Speed Demons"
Europe Leads U.S. in Effort to Tax Financial "Speed Demons"
The European Commission expects a tiny tax on financial transactions to raise an estimated $42 billion per year while discouraging purely speculative short-term trading.
Posted May 19, 2014
Portland Is First U.S. City to Divest Funds from Walmart
Portland Is First U.S. City to Divest Funds from Walmart
The initiative also prohibits the city from purchasing Walmart bonds in the future.
Posted May 16, 2014
This Omaha Bike Shop Is Training a New Generation of Cyclists
This Omaha Bike Shop Is Training a New Generation of Cyclists
"Pretty soon they're using it to travel downtown and expand their understanding of the community they live in."
Posted May 12, 2014
The Coal Workers You Didn't Know Existed—And Why They May Be At Risk
The Coal Workers You Didn't Know Existed—And Why They May Be At Risk
Thousands of workers may be at risk of chronic disease from the chemicals used to process coal—including MCHM, which recently contaminated the drinking water of nearly 300,000 West Virginia residents.
Posted May 08, 2014
Fans Move to Buy LA Clippers After Owner Is Banned From NBA
Fans Move to Buy LA Clippers After Owner Is Banned From NBA
The fans hope to buy the team and make it into a nonprofit organization like the Green Bay Packers.
Posted May 06, 2014
Dear Paul Krugman: Is GDP Growth Making Us Richer or Poorer? (Please Clarify.)
Dear Paul Krugman: Is GDP Growth Making Us Richer or Poorer? (Please Clarify.)
Is Paul Krugman just advocating temporary growth up to some level of optimality, or a truly ever-growing economy?
Posted May 06, 2014

Filed under:
Personal tools