Tagged: new economy
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.
In the real economy - the place where the 99% live and work - it's hard to take Mitt Romney's plan seriously; but let's try to make sense of it anyway, unhindered by logic, arithmetic or the laws of time, space and gravity.
A discussion and book signing with Gus Speth on his book about an attractive and plausible future with specific changes that are needed to move toward a new political economy.
I have discovered a new sixth stage, beyond acceptance of the truly depressing climate science: doing The Work.
A harrowing road trip on the first day of my summer internship helped me get the point of my work on the Genuine Progress Indicator.