Alternative Economic Structures/Models

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Alternative Americas: An informal history by the grandmother of the counter-culture
Loomis, Mildred J.
Book
1982
A history of decentralist and co-operative alternatives in the United States, centering especially on the work of Ralph Borsodi.
Capitalism is a Waste of Time: Godwin, Malthus & the Ideology of "No Alternative"
Rhodes, Jason
Article
2010
The "no alternative" of permanent scarcity is both the all too familiar essence of our daily politics as well as the ideology at the heart of the discipline of economics, defined in the most widely us...
Economics as if the Earth Really Mattered: A Catalyst Guide to Socially Conscious Investing
Meeker-Lowry, Susan
Book
1989
Economics as if the Earth Really Mattered offers hundreds of suggestions of how average people can invest their money and/or their time in building a new economy in harmony with life-affirming values....
A Targeted Approach to Worker Co-op Development: Lessons from Mondragon and Northern Italy
Kreiner, Sherman L.
Article
1988
Targeted strategies offer advantages: First, expertise which permits the rapid assessment of prospective deals. Second, by concentrating on businesses which have some similarities, it is possible to b...
A Third Way: Community Economic Development
Book
1986
Written to assist those individuals and groups interested in furthering community economic development (CED) in Ottawa. Features a directory of CED businesses in Ottawa and 3 case studies of CED busi...