Alternet's "New Economic Visions" Series


Alternet has a new series on “New Economic Visions” that may be of interest to New Politics readers. Here’s the description from Alternet: 

As our political system sputters, a wave of innovative thinking and bold experimentation is quietly sweeping away outmoded economic models. In New Economic Visions, a special five-part AlterNet series edited by economics editor Lynn Parramore in partnership with political economist Gar Alperovitz of the Democracy Collaborative, creative thinkers come together to explore the exciting ideas and projects that are shaping the philosophical and political vision of the movement that could take our economy back.

You can read the five entries by clicking the links below: 

“Capitalism Has Failed: 5 Bold Ways to Build a New World,” by Sara Robinson

“Why Building Community Wealth is a Key Challenge to Corporate Power,” by Steve Dubb  

“The Rise of the New Economy Movement,” by Gar Alperovitz

“There Is a Way! Beyond the Big, Bad Corporation,” by Tara Lohan

“Cooperative Banking, the Exciting Wave of the Future,” by Ellen Brown 


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One comment on “Alternet's "New Economic Visions" Series
  1. Barry F. says:

    For a different perspective…

    These are well worth reading. But does community based social entrepreneurialship really offer an alternative to capitalism?A very sharp, but sympathetic critique from a left Keynesian perspective can be found here:

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