Having an energy-efficient home saves the owners money, but they often procrastinate on improvements. When energy companies in Kansas and Kentucky figured out a way to sweeten the deal, the results brought good news for homeowners, contractors, and for the planet.
Far from being a gimmick, having the U.S. Treasury mint high-denomination coins is a solution that cuts to the root of America’s financial problems. And Benjamin Franklin would have liked it, too.
Big banks freeze out small business, but North Dakota’s state bank supports local jobs. The idea is catching on.
How to avoid money games and create real wealth.
When we share as much stuff as possible, we walk more lightly on the earth and often improve our quality of life.
Wall Street is bankrupt. Instead of trying to save it, we can build a new economy that puts money and business in the service of people and the planet—not the other way around.
Invisible Rights: We'll protect your right to vote. But not to eat. Economic human rights are in the Universal Declaration, but not in the U.S.
Many communities in the U.S. ship food out—and ship the same food back in. What's the value of keeping it at home?
Poor people are themselves creating the real job growth in much of the Global South through microcredit institutions and people's movements.