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The Art of Social Enterprise

The Art of Social Enterprise

Business as if People Mattered

The current business-for-profit model rewards short-term thinking, narrow self-interest, and a social-and-environmental-costs-be-damned attitude. Non-profits, while more focused on the greater good, tend to be inherently resource-challenged and rely …

related subjects: New Economies
Occupy Money

Occupy Money

Creating an Economy where Everybody Wins

As a medium of exchange, money is one of the most ingenious inventions of mankind, as it facilitates the trade of goods and services and allows for specialization and the division of labor. However, compound interest and inflation have caused our …

related subjects: New Economies
The KunstlerCast (EPUB)

The KunstlerCast (EPUB)

Conversations with James Howard Kunstler

James Howard Kunstler has been described as “one of the most outrageous commentators on the American built environment”. An outspoken critic of suburban sprawl, Kunstler is often controversial and always provocative. The KunstlerCast is based on …

related subjects: New Economies
The KunstlerCast (PDF)

The KunstlerCast (PDF)

Conversations with James Howard Kunstler

James Howard Kunstler has been described as “one of the most outrageous commentators on the American built environment”. An outspoken critic of suburban sprawl, Kunstler is often controversial and always provocative. The KunstlerCast is based on …

related subjects: New Economies
The End of Growth

The End of Growth

Adapting to Our New Economic Reality

Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits. The End of Growth proposes a startling diagnosis: humanity has reached a fundamental …

related subjects: New Economies
The Wealth of Nature

The Wealth of Nature

Economics as If Survival Mattered

The Wealth of Nature proposes a new model of economics based on the integral value of ecology. Building on the foundations of E.F. Schumacher's revolutionary “economics as if people mattered”, this book examines the true cost of confusing …

related subjects: New Economies
Creating Wealth

Creating Wealth

Growing Local Economies with Local Currencies

Communities everywhere are challenged by issues such as health, elder and child care, housing, education, food security and the environment. On the surface, these problems appear to be rooted in economic crisis—forexample budget cuts have …

related subjects: New Economies
Fleeing Vesuvius (EPUB)

Fleeing Vesuvius (EPUB)

Overcoming the Risks of Economic and Environmental Collapse

The financial crisis that has blighted the world's richest countries since 2008 was a turning point in human history because it ushered in an era in which economies will tend to shrink rather than grow. Incomes will decline becausethe natural …

related subjects: New Economies