Local Living Economies

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NEW! NET Discussions

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NEWGroup

The NEWGroup is proud to present our latest project: The New Economy Transition (NET) Discussions.

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July, 2014

New thinking for city finances

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Gar Alperovitz

 Local governments can find sources of revenue through innovative leveraging of public assets

Rebuilding America's Communities: A Federal Community Wealth Building Proposal

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Gar Alperovitz, Steve Dubb, and Ted Howard

Anyone concerned about the state of America's communities today must give serious thought to how public policy can support on-the-ground practitioners. This report from The Democracy Collaborative outlines an ambitious 10-year strategy to meet that goal.

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April 2010

America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy

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Gar Alperovitz

* The top 5% of Americans own just under 70% of all financial wealth.
* The top 1% of Americans now claim more income per year than the bottom 100 million Americans taken together.
* The top 2/10th of 1% makes more on the sale of stocks and bonds in one year than everyone else combined.

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November, 2004

YES! Magazine's "Food for Everyone" issue

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YES! Magazine

How to grow a local food revolution!

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Spring 2009

YES! Magazine's "Go Local" issue

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YES! Magazine

Local economies build human relationships, increase wealth instead of money, and cut environmental harm. See how to bring your economy home.

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Winter 2007

The Green Festival Reader: Fresh Ideas from Agents of Change

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Edited By Kevin Danaher and Alisa Gravitz

Each year, Green Festivals across the nation draw over 100,000 people to their “party with a purpose.” The Green Festival Reader: Fresh Ideas from Agents of Change presents the addresses of the foremost thinkers and activists at these popular events. From a green New Deal to healthy homes and community empowerment, The Green Festival Reader covers the most urgent and inspiring topics in today’s environmental movement.

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Big-Box Swindle: The True Cost of Mega-Retailers and the Fight for America's Independent Businesses

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Stacy Mitchell

In less than two decades, large retail chains have become the most powerful corporations in America. In this deft and revealing book, Stacy Mitchell illustrates how mega-retailers are fueling many of our most pressing problems, from the shrinking middle class to rising pollution and diminished civic engagement—and she shows how a growing number of communities and independent businesses are effectively fighting back.

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Getting To Scale: Growing Your Business Without Selling Out

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Jill Bamburg

Ben & Jerry's. Stonyfield Farm. The Body Shop. Tom's of Maine. All leaders in the socially responsible business movement--and all eventually sold to mega-corporations. Do values-driven businesses have to choose between staying small, selling off, or selling out?

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August, 2006

The Moral Measure of the Economy

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Chuck Collins and Mary Wright

It is twenty years since the U.S. Catholic bishops issued a pastoral letter on the U.S. economy. Since then striking changes have occurred as the U.S. has become dramatically more unequal in terms of wealth, income, and opportunity. The signs are everywhere, from the fantastic salaries of corporate CEOs, the skyrocketing rates of personal and public debt, tax cuts for the wealthiest, increased job insecurity, and shrinking public services.

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