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New Economy

Yes, We Can do Better Than Capitalism

By democratizing our workplaces, we can supplant the dominant ecomomic system which cannot escape its intrinsic exploitation of labor

Richard Wolff ·

"I'm a Capitalist," Says Warren…But Why?

Let's drop the dead-end debate of capitalism versus socialism and focus on choosing terms that capture what we really mean—an open, fair, and accountable market essential to real democracy.

Frances Moore Lappé ·

Antidotes to Brutal Capitalism? Some Hidden in Plain Sight

Across the country, Americans in all walks of life are creating companies with business models driven by social purpose, not just their own pocketbook priorities.

Frances Moore Lappé ·

Degrowth: A Call for Radical Abundance

One of the core claims of degrowth economics is that by restoring public services and expanding the commons, people will be able to access the goods that they need to live well without needing high levels of income.

Jason Hickel ·

Addressing Climate Change Through Degrowth: It May Be Less Contentious Than You Think.

It may seem far-fetched and radical to hope that degrowth could receive widespread public support, but it is impossible to shift society unless we begin putting forth a vision of what alternatives could look like

Abigail Sullivan ·

Stop Misdiagnosing Climate Change

So what's the real source of our planetary self-destruction? It's growth-dependent capitalism.

Diana Stuart ·

Yes, a Jobs Guarantee Could Create “Boondoggles.” It also Might Save the Planet

There are hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of shovel-ready jobs around the country that can help mitigate climate change and prepare for the levels of warming already locked in.

Kate Aronoff ·

The Makings of a More Human Economy

We must now forge an ambitious but common-sense design of an economy purposed to benefit the 99 percent, not the one percent.

Winnie Byanyima ·

Bike Breakthrough: Connecting neighborhoods with Low-Stress Routes

Cities expand stand-alone bike lanes into full networks everyday people actually like to use

Jay Walljasper ·

Regulation Is Killing Community Banks – Public Banks Can Revive Them

Crushing regulations are driving small banks to sell out to the megabanks, a consolidation process that appears to be intentional. Publicly-owned banks can help avoid that trend and keep credit flowing in local economies.

Ellen Brown ·