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SHIFT CHANGE Producers Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young Featured in Whidbey Life Magazine

SHIFT CHANGE Producers Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young Featured in Whidbey Life Magazine

March 27, 20140 Comments

[ Reposted from Whidbey Life Magazine] BY DIANNA MACLEOD, Whidbey Life Magazine contributor, March 27, 2014 When Mark Dworkin sat in the projectionist’s booth of The Clyde Theatre in the 1970s making sure the images on the screen kept moving, he didn’t know his own movies would one day be projected on that screen. He knew only [...]

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Principles for a New Economy 2012 (PDF)

Principles for a New Economy 2012 (PDF)

June 13, 20120 Comments

Many are working on priorities for a “New Economy.” Here are some thoughtful principles from the New Economy Network, drafted by several collaborating groups. Download the PDF: “Principles for a New Economy 2012″      

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Occupy by Analogy: Christopher Mackin in Conversation with The Straddler

Occupy by Analogy: Christopher Mackin in Conversation with The Straddler

June 11, 20120 Comments

[Originally published in The Straddler] This is an excellent interview with Christopher Mackin, of Ownership Associates, in which he reflects on the development of current mainstream business structures and also the roots and possibilities for more widespread employee ownership. ————————————————————– On April 17, 2012, The Straddler met Christopher Mackin in the lobby of the New [...]

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Capitalism Has Failed: 5 Bold Ways to Build a New World (Alternet)

Capitalism Has Failed: 5 Bold Ways to Build a New World (Alternet)

May 25, 20120 Comments

Gar Alperovitz and the Democracy Collaborative which he founded are working with us to set up screenings of Shift Change in the fall and helping to prepare discussion materials to accompany the film.  This article is the first in a 5 part series published on Alternet. May 16, 2012:  As our political system sputters, a [...]

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The Field Guide to Investing in a Resilient Economy: Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperatives (CSR Newswire)

The Field Guide to Investing in a Resilient Economy: Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperatives (CSR Newswire)

April 11, 20120 Comments

[This article was originally published on CSR Newswire. Read the full story here >] By Susan Arterian In our last post we introduced Capital Institute’s Field Guide to Investing in a Resilient Economy series, which utilizes the power of narrative to recast the story of our financial system, chronicling the progress of transformative, scalable, real-world investment models that support [...]

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American Dream 2.0: Can Worker-Owned Coops End Poverty?

American Dream 2.0: Can Worker-Owned Coops End Poverty?

March 24, 20120 Comments

[This article originally appeared here on Rebuild the Dream] This month, Rebuild the Dream is taking a look at a few of the amazing ways people in our communities are coming together to create local economies that empower the 99%. We call these initiatives the American Dream 2.0 because they are providing a totally revamped [...]

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Excellent Article on the New Economy Movement

Excellent Article on the New Economy Movement

August 12, 20111 Comment

We highly recommend this recent article by Gar Alperowitz, in the June 13 issue of the The Nation, which highlights the growing experimentation by activists, economists and socially minded business leaders with new economic projects, including worker cooperatives and other forms of employee ownership. It was reposted by the Democracy Collaborative. Alperowitz co-founded The Democracy [...]

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