Actions about Economics
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How to Shrink the Economy without Crashing It: A Ten-Point Plan
The human economy is currently too big to be sustainable. We know this because Global Footprint Network, which methodically tracks the relevant data, informs us...
How to Fire Your Boss: A Worker's Guide to Direct action
The indignity of working-for-a-living is well-known to anyone who ever has. Democracy, the great principle on which our society is supposedly founded, is thrown out the window...
World VS Bank: Take Action To Break Wall Street Exploitation Of Global Community
Right now, millions of people are being thrown off their land because large corporations are being given special rights.The World Bank is driving this destructive trend with...
Ten Ways We Can Build a Better Economic System
For the numerous readers who asked: "But what can we do?" after reading my "10 reasons to smash capitalism," here are ten ways we can build a better economic system: 10. We...
How To Convert a Business into a Worker-owned Cooperative
Cooperatives represent a growing segment of the economy with an estimated 30,000 enterprises and 100 million members in the U.S. alone. A great way to bring democracy into the...
End the 1 Percent’s Free Ride: Taxing Land Would Solve America’s Biggest Problems
Want a real overhaul of the tax code? Here's an elegant way to reduce inequality and mitigate poverty -- in one tax Appealing to the overwhelming majority of Americans who...
We Need an International Minimum Wage
The deadly collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh has sparked calls for better worker treatment. The revelation that Apple manages to avoid almost all taxes has drawn...
Five Left-Libertarian Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For
A note of clarification: The "left" in left libertarian in the title exists to distinguish the solutions this article presents from the right-learning associations most people...
End Poverty and Create Wealth with Public Banks
How would you like to increase your spending power by 10 times (or more), relieve student debt by more than 90 percent, increase Social Security benefits, lower taxes, increase...
Five Ways the U.S. Can Have an Icelandic Revolution
“We have to nationalize the banks. We have to get rid of the government. We need to have access to the internet seen as a human right. We need to have a new Constitution," said...
What Then Can I Do? Ten Ways to Democratize the Economy
The richest 400 Americans now own more wealth than the bottom 180 million taken together. The political system is in deadlock. Social and economic pain continue to grow...
20 Big Ideas for Creating a Democratized Economy
The economic collapse of 2008 came at the end of three decades of stagnant wages that resulted in record household debt and made it apparent that the economy does not work for...
42 Ways to Build a Liberated Society Beyond Capitalism
It is time to try to describe, at first abstractly and later concretely, a strategy for destroying capitalism. At its most basic, this strategy calls for pulling time, energy...
10 Practical Tools for Building a Resilient Local Economy
The economy is changing. Dramatically. Coping with these changes means changing the way we do things. The path of the future involves root level, radical changes. Things we...
22 Ways to Foster an Economics of Happiness
The following ideas were generated by the more than 85 people who participated in the World Cafe discussion that was part of the Economics of Happiness Summit + Launch of the...
Legalize Local Investing
I personally support the spirit of Occupy Wall Street, especially the spotlight it has cast on the shocking level of inequality in our country. But the movement oddly conveys a...
Guide to Building a Solidarity Network
A guide to building a successful solidarity network along the lines of the Seattle Solidarity Network, written by two SeaSol organisers, in text and PDF pamphlet...
Demand a 1% #RobinHood Tax on the Rich
Alright you redeemers, rebels and radicals out there, We're living through a magical moment … #OCCUPYWALLSTREEThas catalyzed into an international insurgency for democracy …...
A Proposed List of Demands
Forgive this brief editorial moment, but for a number of reasons I feel compelled to speak on the recent #OCCUPYWALLSTREET movement in regard to it's aim.
5 Reasons to Put Your Money in a Credit Union
Help limit the influence of big corporate banks and strike a blow for the working man by moving your funds to a credit union. 1. Fuck Convenience (And Your Money is...
Libcom's Guide to Organising
The problem: We wake up every day to go to work, taking orders from a manager. We sit at work counting down the minutes until we go home, counting down the days until the...
Relocalize the Economy: Generate Alternatives from the Ground Up
Across the world millions of people are actively resisting the process of corporate globalization while simultaneously creating viable local alternatives in the here and now...
Link Up, Get Organized! Join the Movement for Economic Change
Across the world millions of people are actively resisting the process of corporate globalization while simultaneously building viable local alternatives. Effective (and...
How Much Did YOU Pay for War this Year? Tell Congress You Want Your Money Back
Ever wonder how much you paid to fund the war? Use the Afghanistan War Tax Calculator to find out. We'll give you an I.O.U. for what you paid that you can forward to...
The Zeitgeist Movement
Started in late 2008, The Zeitgeist Movement exists as the communication and "Activist Arm" of an organization called The Venus Project. The Venus Project was started many...
Kick It Over (Neoclassical Economics)
Deep in a recession and with scary ecological scenarios looming, now may be the ripest moment we’ll ever have to power-shift global capitalism onto a new path. Adbusters #85...