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America the Possible – Manifesto for a New Economy

Another great milestone in the field of the new economy. In this third volume of his award-winning American Crisis series, New Economy Working Group member, Gus Speth makes his boldest and most ambitious contribution to the movement of the new economy.

Moving us closer to the new economy, Speth explains the interconnectedness of the four-fold crisis (political, social, economic, and environmental) in which we now find ourselves.

David Korten's Presentation on Radical Abundance: A Theology of Sustaina

David Korten's presentation to 39th Trinity Institute National Theological Conference on Radical Abundance: A Theology of Sustainability

 

 

Click here to download the speech.

The Story of Change

I used to think the truth would set us free. Like many who care about the environment, I spent years thinking that information would lead to change. So I wrote reports, gave speeches, even testified before Congress.

Gar Alperovitz’s Green Party Keynote: We Are Laying Groundwork for the "Next Great Revolution"

At the Green Party’s 2012 National Convention in Baltimore over the weekend, Massachusetts physician Jill Stein and anti-poverty campaigner Cheri Honkala were nominated the party’s presidential and vice-presidential contenders.

We air the convention’s keynote address delivered by Gar Alperovitz, a professor of political economy at the University of Maryland and co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative.

Remind Me, Why Is Angelo Mozilo a Free Man?

The former Countrywide Financial chief is back in the news. You remember, the subprime king with the perma-tan?

When I saw his name in the headlines again I hoped to finally find news of a criminal indictment. Steal a Snickers bar from the 7-11 and you could face jail time.

50 Years of Gutting America's Middle Class

Walmart's explosive growth has gutted two key pillars of the American middle class: small businesses and well-paid manufacturing jobs.

That relentless focus on squeezing workers and suppliers for every advantage has paid off since July 1962.

A New Era for Worker Ownership?

The workers of the just-formed New Era Windows cooperative in Chicago—the same workers who sat in and forced Serious Energy to back down on a hasty shutdown of their Goose Island plant a few months ago, and famously occupied the same factory for six days in December 2008—not only are putting together a bo

Is High-Tech the Next Step for the New Economy Movement?

Can new technologies become part of the new economy movement?

Trading in Democracy: Why Rights Are Still For Real People

International trade deals allow businesses to sue elected governments when corporate interests are threatened abroad. Here's why you should care.

 

European Tax on Financial Transactions Gains Support

Germany and France's push for a tax on each stock, bond and derivative trade garners support among financial professionals.

The leaders of France and Germany may have their differences on the big question of the day -- stimulus versus austerity. But they do agree on one thing -- taxing financial transactions.

 

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