Twelve women from social movements around the world share their vision of what the world can and must become, and show
us what they and their community are doing to build that world. A report by Beverley Bell and Other Worlds.
Inequality in access to and use of natural resources is driving both global poverty and environmental destruction. It there an alternative model for development that can deliver adequate
standards of living for all but without unsustainable environmental damage? A report by Christian Aid.
We should jettison the assumption
that humans are selfish, first and foremost. Instead, we should start
from the assumption that most of the time, most people want to be
cooperative. This is far from being quaint and anachronistic, argues Charles Leadbeater.
A new study lays out a vision of the future where we get most of our resources from things we’ve already used. The one trick: It requires making things so they’re easy to reuse in the first place. But if we do, we could save billions. By the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
In the context of growing concern as conditions on Earth worsen, more and more people are starting to ask key questions
like 'What kind of economy and society is likely to bring us true happiness?' The GDP just doesn't cut it anymore, says a report by The Institute for Studies in Happiness, Economy, and Society.
Reducing the extreme disparities that exist between and within countries is more than a mandate of social justice and human decency. Greater equality is now becoming, for the first time, a basic ecological necessity fundamental for the survival of civilization and perhaps humanity itself, writes Stephen A. Marglin.
economic system has become more destructive than creative, and has now run its
course. We must construct an alternative. This is the time to present new
thinking that can serve as a basis for a convergence of movements to change the
orientation of the common life of humanity. By Francois Houtart.