Tagged: new economy
The need for jobs, and the ecological limits to growth
The crisis of capitalism isn't just about the gap between rich and poor. It's about the gap between what’s demanded by our planet and what’s demanded by our economy.
A webinar revealing stories from Massachusetts, Maryland, the Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub, and Vermont in using the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI).
How Dr. King would view this day and the need to move beyond GDP.
As we end the longest period of war in our history, we should be entering a period of postwar downsizing - but what about the communities dependent on the massive post-9/11 military budget?
The Institute for Policy Studies' Genuine Progress Project joins Demos in welcoming Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley and Earth Institute Director Jeffrey Sachs for a dialogue on measuring and sustaining what matters in the 21st-Century Economy.
For social change, slow and steady may win the race.
Author and political economist, Gar Alperovitz will discuss and sign his new book about alternative economic models based on community land trusts and worker-owned businesses.
A new documentary, SHIFT CHANGE, highlighting a successful and growing cooperative and employee ownership sector in the United States, has its premiere with two screening events.
While Obama's policies have the short-term potential to improve the lives of many Americans beleaguered by the economic slump, the approach he champions is insufficient to tackle the long-term problems we face.