Tag Archives: new economy

Homework for Session 6: No More Band-Aid Solutions to the Financial Crisis: We Need to Build an Economy that Works, by David Korten

Excerpt from Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth, 2nd Edition, 2010 Treat the System, Not the Symptom As a student in business school, I learned a basic rule of effective problem solving that has shaped much of my professional life. Our professors constantly admonished us to “look at the big […]

Homework for Session 6: Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth, by Juliet Schor

“Plenitude is about transition.  Change doesn’t happen overnight.  Creating a sustainable economy will take decades, and this is a strategy for prospering during that shift.  The beauty of the approach is that it is available right now.” – Juliet Schor I. THE ECONOMIC CHALLENGES WE FACE Juliet Schor argues in her book Plenitude that a […]

Take Heart. Take Action. Take the 350 Home and Gardening Challenge!

What will you do this May 14 and 15? Choose an action in the areas of food, water, energy, or community building. Register your action with Transition US and see what others around the world will be doing!

Slow Money Alliance

Slow Money’s mission is to build local and national networks, and develop new financial products and services, dedicated to investing in small food enterprises and local food systems; connecting investors to their local economies; and building the nurture-capital industry.

Video: Peak Oil, Visually Explained

A Quick 3 minute video visually explaining Peak Oil, what oil is used for, and what the future may hold with regards to Peak Oil. This is the culmination of a year-long thesis project looking at how Graphic Design can help communicate a complex topic such as Peak Oil.

The Other 98 Percent

A grassroots network of concerned citizens fed up with the status quo in Washington.

A New Way Forward

Campaign of regular Americans who have come together to bring about structural reform of the financial industry and end the distortion of the political process by our largest corporations.

New Economy Working Group

Meeting place of thinkers and activists interesting in taking actions that move us toward a transformation of the economy.

Move Your Money

People everywhere are moving their money to small, community-minded institutions and spreading the word around the web.

31 Ways to Jumpstart the Local Economy by Sarah Van Gelder

AT HOME Rent out a room in your home, or swap space for gardening, child or elder care, or carpentry. Buy less so you can buy higher quality. Buy from companies that “internalize” costs by passing along to you the cost of living wages, low carbon footprints, or organic production. Take your money out of […]