Archive for Learning

Blog: Chris Martenson, Crash Course

Since 2003, Chris has been calling for a dollar decline, a credit bubble burst, and exhorting everyone to protect a portion of their wealth by principally investing in gold and silver as well as other tangible forms of wealth.

Organization: On the Commons

The organization, On the Commons ( is a terrific resource of educational tools, articles, books and information about the commons.

Workbook: Your Money or Your Life

The book was published by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez in the early 1990s, and has been used widely as a tool to teach people how to put their financial life in the service of their true values.

Book: Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

It provides a very comprehensive view of ecological change and its meaning for our communities.

Book: Money and Faith: The Search for Enough

Terrific resource — Money and Faith: The Search for Enough, edited and compiled by Michael Schut (available from Moorehouse Publishing, 2008).

Book: Agenda for a New Economy

Read Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth, by David Korten, (Second Edition, Berrett Koehler, 2010).

Watching “Inside Job” with Neighbors: Preparing for Change

What’s your vision for the new economy? What are you doing to turn it into a reality? Get the conversation started with an “Inside Job” screening with friends and neighbors – you’ll be able to stream the movie online as of Friday, April 7.

May 13 – Free Community Film Screening in DC: “Crossing the American Crisis”

Come to the DC premier screening of this film which – in the spirit of Wisconsin – takes us across the U.S. amidst the economic collapse to find people’s grassroots solutions.

Session 1: The Phantom Economy

Part 2: The Phantom Economy Our economy is going through a fundamental transition.   We had economic growth based on borrowing.  That is over.  Over the last couple decades, the fastest growing part of the economy was “finance” (banks, lending, investments).  According to experts, fantastic amounts of wealth were created.  But how much of this was […]

Session 6: The Emerging New Economy – Summaries of Korten and Schor

ATTACHMENT 6-2 Read Aloud Living In A New Economy   From David Korten, Agenda for a New Economy We do, in fact, have the means to create an economy that fulfills six criteria of economic health.  Such an economy would: 1. Provide everyone with the opportunity for a healthy, dignified, and fulfilling life. 2. Bring […]