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Why We Must Stop Fetishizing Economic Growth

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Forget the fancy formulas - economics needs to ask profound questions about what makes a good life and just society.

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What’s Wrong with Putting a Price on Nature?

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The concept of pricing ecosystem services and allowing them to be bought and sold has gained wide acceptance among conservationists in recent years.

 

Excellent article in Yale's Environment 360 on the debate about pricing of natural capital.


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Shareable: How to Start a Community Currency

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Community Currency. As Thomas Paine said, "We have it in our power to build the world anew." “Banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing ...


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The New Economy Movement

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As the threat of a global climate crisis grows increasingly dire and the nation sinks deeper into an economic slump for which conventional wisdom offers no adequate remedies, more and more Americans are coming to realize that it is time to begin defining, demanding and organizing to build a new-economy movement.

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Why We Must Stop Fetishizing Economic Growth

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Worker-Owned Cooperatives Offer A Vision Of A Different Kind Of Capitalism

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In an era when income disparities and anger with financial institutions in the U.S. are generating powerful social movements, it’s not surprising that people are starting to look towards alternative business models.
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The End of Economic Growth

Another impressive presentation by Richard Heinberg of why we have now entered the post-growth era and what will be the implications for our societies.


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