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Solutions for the Economic Crisis and Visions of a Different World
December 29, 2008, 12:45 pm
Filed under: community, consumerism, economy, interesting, news, politics

Radical Solutions for a Crazy Economic Crisis – Alternet 11/28/08

Free Ebook Thriving on Less Available for Download [Ebook]  – Lifehacker 12/26/08 

Schram: Shut down the SEC, pronto – Raw Story 12/22/08

Let the Banks Fail: Why a Few of the Financial Giants Should Crash  – Alternet 12/15/08

The finance industry still owns mountains of bad paper and must absorb these losses — or else we’ll face a very long recession.

Let’s Cut Out the Banks and Finance American Innovation – Alternet 12/12/08

Then the U.S. government can be an investor instead of a reluctant donor.

Milwaukee neighborhoods could print own money – Chicago Tribune 12/3/08

Alternative Currencies Grow in Popularity – Time 12/14/08  

The paradox of our economic crunch is that the world’s resources are “out of service” at the very time they’re needed to fight global warming. 

Bag the Fed! – Online Journal 12/8/08

A beginner’s history on the Federal Reserve and the reasons to end it.

The Federal Reserve Abolition Act  – Global Research 12/25/08

Organize bank workers, union says – CNN 12/8/08

The powerful Service Employees International Union has decided that, because of the $700 billion financial-system bailout, it wants to organize bank workers

Kissinger Calls For New International System Out Of World Crises  – Prison Planet 12/19/08 

The Free Market Fundamentalism That Got Us into This Mess Should Go the Way of Soviet Communism – Alternet 12/26/08

The Rich Are Hogging Our Common Inheritance — We Must Take It Back – Alternet 12/8/08

America’s wealth is mainly a gift of our common past — so how is it possible to justify our stunning level of economic inequality?

Our Biggest Problem Is Bigness Itself – Alternet 12/11/08

Far too much of America’s energy is being drained today in frenzied attempts to prop up corporate bigness.

Leaving Las Vegas: Are Americans Ready to Put Cataclysmic Consumption and Hedonism Behind Them? – Alternet 12/27/08 

Will we finally accept the public policy and lifestyle changes that the real world now requires? Or will “Viva Las Vegas” always be America’s motto?

Breaking the Consumption Addiction: Can You Be Clever? – Alternet 12/23/08

 

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