Why Building Community Wealth is a Key Challenge to Corporate Power

by Steve Dubb AlterNet (May 16 2012) 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 … Continue reading Why Building Community Wealth is a Key Challenge to Corporate Power

In the Name of Austerity, Stimulus and Growth, Amen!

by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (May 22 2012) http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-JgaNQMzZddQ/T7u6JkX3ebI/AAAAAAAAB6g/a6PcxLatKF0/s200/PaulKuczynski.jpg Here's some food for thought. If you've been listening to the muffled and incoherent noises coming from the G8 and the surrounding political chattersphere, it's starting to sound like a prayer meeting: "In the name of Austerity, Stimulus and Growth, Amen!" And if you look at … Continue reading In the Name of Austerity, Stimulus and Growth, Amen!