→ September 9, 2012
America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy by James Gustave Speth shows that it’s possible to fix our economy, our environment, and our democracy — and that each goes hand-in-hand with the others.
As millions of people in the US and billions around the world suffer unemployment and deprivation, those who care about workers instinctively reach [...]
→ January 26, 2012
[Time Magazine declared the Person of the Year for 2011 to be “The Protester.” The piece below reminds us of why. It’s a sort of romp through one swath of the protests of 2011. It emphasizes the unexpected emergence of grassroots uprisings, the solidarity expressed by protesters in different lands, and the too-rarely recognized role [...]
→ September 20, 2010
As the global economy hurtles toward Great Recession II, the earth hurtles toward climate catastrophe. Both represent the results of a neoliberal deregulation that has left humanity no means to shape our economies to serve human needs — not even the need for economic and environmental survival.
How global movements respond to these intertwined environmental and [...]