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Another World Emerging? Well, Maybe.

A diversity of kindred approaches to alternative economics has been evolving.

Challenging Corporate Power in a Not-For-Profit World

As businesses increasingly embrace a not-for-profit culture, an end to overconsumption on a finite planet could finally be in sight. 

Looking Back to our Future

The problems with how we get our food are a microcosm of the problems with our economy.

Faircoin as the First Global Commons Currency?

A key element of the Fair-Coop vision is a cryptocurrency, Faircoin, which has been designed to adapt the block-chain technology of Bitcoin with a more socially constructive design.

Building Economic Democracy & Radical Inclusivity

We spoke with Aaron about the transformative power of grassroots organizing and leadership development, the prison-industrial complex, participatory budgeting, and more...

16 Worker Coops Redefining the Cooperative Movement

 The worker cooperative movement has hit a new stride. Here are some of the most interesting and innovative worker cooperatives around.

Sowing the Seeds of a New Economy

Practical alternative economic models are rapidly taking shape in practice in Catalonia. Are the indignados finally harvesting?

Open Source, Time Banks, Fablabs - Welcome to the "Irrational" Economy

 The idea that people may actually choose to cooperate with each other in managing important resources, and to reap their gains in nonmonetary forms, is “irrational” to economists.

Breaching the monetary Matrix: Five exercises to help you understand money

Like everyone else you were born into bondage, born into a prison that you cannot smell or taste or touch, a prison for your mind.

Working for a Shareable Future

This interview with Mira Luna of Shareable offers important lessons from connecting and scaling up the sharing economy movement.

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