Tag Archives: new economy

Linking The Vibrant New Economy Movement

Linking The Vibrant New Economy Movement
Weaving the Community Resilience and the New Economy Movement: Voices and Reflections from the Field By Cat Johnson of shareable.net The new economy has several different names including the sharing economy, the solidarity economy, community resilience, transition, the oppositional economy, and more. At ... Read more

Solar and the New (democratic) Energy Economy

Solar and the New (democratic) Energy Economy
I spent three days this week with some of the biggest minds behind the “new economy” movement because their core theme – economic democracy – fits like a glove over ILSR’s work on democratic energy. By John Farrell Originally posted in the Institute for Local Self-Reliance The big takeaway? Solar ... Read more

Build the Green Economy

Build the Green Economy
By Robert Pollin Boston Review  Here is the fundamental challenge we confront with climate change. As of 2010, total annual greenhouse gas emissions were at 45 billion metric tons of mostly carbon dioxide (CO2), along with smaller amounts of methane, nitrous oxide, and other gases. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate ... Read more

What’s the Role of Race in the New Economy Movement?

What’s the Role of Race in the New Economy Movement?
There has been a growing buzz about what kind of economy we need in order to address wealth inequality, environmental unsustainability and lack of democracy. Clearly, many desire something new and dramatically different. Perhaps this buzz around what many supporters call a “New Economy” will ... Read more

CommonBound Recap: There Are Many Alternatives

CommonBound Recap: There Are Many Alternatives
“One of the most frightening things to the people who oppose the development of a new economy is the possibility that we are actually able to do things for ourselves. One of the ways that old economy is able to exist is on the notion that ‘There Is No Alternative’ (TINA). To that we must resolutely ... Read more

CommonBound: A Revolution Needing a Spirit

CommonBound: A Revolution Needing a Spirit
I landed at "CommonBound: Moving Together Toward a New Economy" in Boston, Massachusetts with the dilemma of having to critically report on a movement in which I've wanted involve myself for years. The conference was organized by the New Economy Coalition, a nonprofit with its own small full-time staff ... Read more

Rising Voices for a New Economy

Rising Voices for a New Economy
Last month, thousands of activists from across the country gathered in Washington DC for the National People's Action Conference. The conference, dubbed "Rising Voices for a New Economy" was an opportunity for activists and organizers from around the country to meet, share their stories and plan strategies for ... Read more

Teleconference on “Moving Beyond Capitalism”

Teleconference on “Moving Beyond Capitalism”
February 24th, 2014 - This Monday there will be a teleconference on the theme of this summer’s international conference on Moving Beyond Capitalism sponsored by the Center for Global Justice. We are bringing together scholars and activists from the global North and South to dialog ... Read more