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The Next System Project is a new initiative designed at looking into concrete steps we can take to move beyond the confines of our present economic system. They have some wonderful supporters ...
by Gus Hagelberg
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 01:42 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
There is currently much agitation and controversy around wealth-related economic issues: inequality, 1% vs 99%, Wall St. vs Main St, expand/cut Social Security, expand/cut a range of other ...
by wpmiller
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 04:42 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Americans pay LESS income tax now than 1979. Bet you didn't know that. Especially if you listen to the screamers on Fox News or to ANY GOP politician. But it's TRUE. The nonpartisan ...
by 10Ray
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 04:37 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Our allies at VOCAL-NY sent us this amazing Op-Ed by one of their members and leaders Brian Pearson. Brian Pearson is a leader of VOCAL New York's Civil Rights Union, working to end bias ...
by New York Communities for Change
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2014 at 02:04 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Hello again and thanks to everyone who participated in our last conversation about building a New Economic Paradigm! The level of interest and insightful suggestions and dialogue that resulted gave ...
by lehman scott
Comment Count 131 comments on Tue May 20, 2014 at 10:38 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
Those of you Kossacks who might have had occasion to read any of my comments over the last year know that I frequently speak of the need for a new economic paradigm. The release of the latest IPCC ...
by lehman scott
Comment Count 162 comments on Thu May 15, 2014 at 06:05 PM PDT with 102 Recommends
The Mondragon Cooperative Group (“Humanity At Work” through Cooperation, Participation, Social Responsibility and Innovation, headquartered in the Basque region between Spain and France) is ...
by mpeck
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jan 13, 2014 at 01:50 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Excerpted from an article in Yes! Magazine's current Summer 2013 issue: Love and the Apocalypse . Feeling anxious about life in a broken-down society on a stressed-out planet? That’s hardly ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue May 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The dot-com boom seems like a lifetime ago, doesn't it? Pre-financial collapse. Pre- real estate collapse. Pre-9/11. Pre dot-com collapse. Pre-election 2000. And yet even after all those things, ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat May 25, 2013 at 10:26 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Previously in this series: Notice: The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved. YES! Magazine Conference Call - Includes some information on cooperatives and YES! Magazine , an ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 12:22 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
When I was listening to YES! Magazine's conference call on the Growth of the Cooperative Movement last week, Ted Howard of the Democracy Collaborative ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue May 07, 2013 at 12:57 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Previously in this series: Notice: The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved. YES! Magazine Conference Call - Includes some information on cooperatives and YES! Magazine , an ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 02:03 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Previously in this series: Notice: The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved. YES! Magazine Conference Call - Includes some information on cooperatives and YES! Magazine , an ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun May 05, 2013 at 04:11 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Yesterday I posted a last minute notice about YES! Magazine's open Conference Call (last night) to discuss The Growing Cooperatives Movement and How You Can Get Involved . I know of at least one ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu May 02, 2013 at 01:58 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
YES! Magazine is holding a Conference Call later today, 5/1, at 7PM EDT , to discuss The Growing Cooperatives Movement and How You Can Get Involved . Note: Due to my enthusiasm for YES!, this is ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed May 01, 2013 at 11:49 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Social pain, anger at ecological degradation and the inability of traditional politics to address deep economic failings has fueled an extraordinary amount of practical on-the-ground institutional ...
by GarAlperovitz
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 11:09 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Activists, theorists, organizations and ordinary citizens are rebuilding the American political-economic system from the ground up. Originally published at Alternet. As our political system ...
by GarAlperovitz
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon May 21, 2012 at 05:35 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Tom Atlee’s most recent comments about the emerging developments born of the #Occupy movement read like a manifesto/roadmap for winter, 2011. Yes, ...
by wild thang
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Oct 19, 2011 at 07:11 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
In this segment, I explain the overall political economic philosophy behind Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperatives , which I helped develop as a part of ...
by GarAlperovitz
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 14, 2011 at 10:58 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
In this segment, I explain how we may be moving beyond the liberal model which seeks to regulate capitalism to something more egalitarian, participatory, and decentralized, grounded in the ...
by GarAlperovitz
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Aug 12, 2011 at 07:49 AM PDT with 2 Recommends