Documents For: Alternative Economics

The Top Four Economic Reforms in terms of Impact

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The Top Four Economic Reforms in terms of Impact The following four multi-trillion dollar economic reforms would completely turn the American economy around to the positive, forever. The first three have been implemented to some degree at one time or another in our history, and all are consistent with American values of competition, fair play, […]

True Cost Doctrine

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I. Introduction to the True Cost Doctrine:   A.  The notion of private property and private ownership is a defining feature of the documents that were prepared at the foundation of the United States of America.  However, those who have property have continually encroached on those who do not, and our processes of government continue […]

Meeting Minutes – General Meeting 11/6/11

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Alternative Economy General Meeting 11/06/11   * * *   1) SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTBACKS   1a) MOVE YOUR MONEY   Rob: People are sick, from being outside working so hard yesterday!   Dea: I moved my money!   Michael: I moved my money!   ?: Over the last 6 weeks, 4.5 billion transferred out!  Via mathbabe.org […]

Meeting Minutes – General Meeting 10/30/11

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Alternative Economy General Meeting Sunday, October 30, 2011 Meeting Minutes By: Rob   TABLE -          Sarah’s table is missing after march on Wednesday Michael’s table is still at the location Chairs are still at or around location A few flyers disappeared from table It is presumed that the table is still somewhere on site Sergio […]

SUSTAINABLE ECONOMICS

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Pages 171~195 of the pdf book titled “The Ethics of Sustainability” Charles J. Kibert Leslie Thiele Anna Peterson Martha Monroe Downloadable pdf book at: http://www.google.co.jp/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=The%2Bsystem%2B(Capitalist%252Fprofit%252Fmonetary)%2Bitself%2Bis%2Bbased%2Bon%2Bcompetition%2Bwhich%2Bimmediately%2Bdestroys%2Bthe%2Bpossibility%2Bof%2Blarge-scale%2Bcollaborations%2Bfor%2Bthe%2Bcommon%2Bgood%252C%2Bhence%2Bparalysing%2Bany%2Battempt%2Bat%2Btrue%2Bglobal%2Bsustainability.&source=web&cd=26&ved=0CNkBEBYwGQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cce.ufl.edu%2Fcurrent%2Fethics%2FEthics%2520of%2520Sustainability%2520Textbook.pdf&ei=Hh2oTs7bDczumAXrv_GkDw&usg=AFQjCNGNv4FlSG2_cnccfNM_K0nWNXA9pQ&sig2=hzCoC23GIA_1jMCaN8GxlQ   P.171 SUSTAINABLE ECONOMICS A new economic theory, ecological economics, is evolving to support sustainability and plays such a key role that it is sometimes referred to as the science […]

Credit Unions in NYC (cross post)

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Credit Unions in NYC   This list is not meant to be exhaustive—if you do not see a credit union for which you are eligible, check www.ncua.gov, or ask the HR manager at your employer if your work makes you eligible for a credit union membership.  Many churches have also formed credit unions (too numerous […]

Meeting Minutes: Education Subcommittee – 10/16/11

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Education Sub-committee 10/16 Ethan: Is education for internal or external purposes? Discussion: consensus is that it is inside Brendan: let’s provide content and do teach-ins, then it will spread to media and beyond Cheyenna: let’s create a popular education workshop and then provide it and materials to others—at wall street and beyond—who want to learn […]

Meeting Minutes: General Meeting – 10/16/11

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General Alt Econ Working Group 10/16 Robert, Cheyenna, Ethan, Liz, Sergio, Dale, Jen, Maliha, Brendan, Jose, Robin, Charles, Annie, Dan, Lawrence, Rick, Jules, Kenneth Loudfeed page: website for all working groups to register with webforums, messaging, etc. We are not up on there yet—Kenneth is going to explain how to use it. If it isn’t […]

Meeting Minutes: General Meeting – 10/13/11

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OWS Working Group for Alternative Economies: 10/13/11. Jose: There’s a tutorial tonight for working groups to register online and be able to post on the website. Kenneth says he can go. 19 beaver St. Brendan can help w. any slow down. Jose: Are we registered as a working group? Who can make an announcement at […]