In 2014 the United States was amongst those that joined forces as an international network focusing on REconomy which is now 11 countries strong. These hubs have been assessing the potential to initiate some REconomy-type activity in each place.
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Worker cooperatives are rising, and youth are increasingly becoming a part of their success.
Our proposal is not necessarily to reduce GDP (an arbitrary indicator), but rather to ask new questions and search for alternatives to today’s society based on a predatory, unjust and unsustainable capitalist economic system.
In a deprived district of the small Belgian city of Ghent, the local Toreke coin reveals how big the transformative impact of alternative currency systems can be.
Many of us know we need to completely change our economic system if we’re going to survive as a species on this planet, but very few people know how to do it.
Here’s a statistic that ought to alarm anyone interested in rebuilding local economies and redirecting the flow of capital away from Wall Street and toward more productive ends
For the next two months here we will be talking REconomy, looking in depth at this aspect of Transition which is about creating new enterprises, new economies, new livelihoods.
New Hope’s vision is to develop a network of small, cooperatively owned farms that will eventually be the supply chain for small, cooperatively owned corner stores in the East Bay with healthy food products.
I think Buen Vivir is a proposal aimed at making visible and expressible aspects of reality that are ignored by the dominant paradigm.
Rather than ask how to achieve more, it is time to ask, “More of what? And why?”