First an Press Release: The Capital Institute Forms to Bridge the Gap Between the New Economy Movement and Mainstream Finance, published on CSRwire, Sept. 21, 2010:
New think tank rooted in mainstream finance will address current state of global unsustainability by raising public consciousness and harnessing the power of capital and markets to drive systemic change … //
… “We face an urgent need for economic transformation of historic proportions at a time when political leadership is weak and Wall Street is understandably distrusted,” says John Fullerton, President of the Capital Institute. “Leadership from enlightened capital has begun, manifesting itself in multiple forms and ideas. Economic transition to a new economy will occur only through the transformation of finance, beginning with clarity on the purpose of the financial system. Capitalists, and society at large, must ask, what is the purpose of capital?” … (full text).
Links - find New Economy Movement:
- on this video: Can a Grassroots Movement Seed a New Economy? 2.15 min, Sept. 24, 2010.
on websites /blogs like:
- Assata Shakur Forums;
- Emergence Collective;
- nef – economics as if people and the planet mattered;
- NEN new economy network;
- on Google-search: for videos, for scholars, for books;
More articles, docs and books around this item:
- Update: First Round of Interviewees for Future of Money Project, published on emergent by design, by Venessa Miemis, September 21, 2010;
- Towards a new economy and a new politics, on Energy Bulletin, by Gus Speth, May 28, 2010;
- The Growing Movement for Publicly Owned Banks: We the people have given away our sovereign money-creating power to private, for-profit lending institutions, which have used it to siphon wealth from the productive economy. Some states are moving to take that power back – published on YESmagazine.org, by Ellen Brown, March 17, 2010;
- Working USA: the journal of labour and society, its website, and on wikipedia;
- The Food Movement, Rising, by Michael Pollan: on The New York Review of Books, June 10, 2010, on TreeHugger, on The Huffington Post, and on Google’s Web-search;
- Post-industrial society;
- New social movements, on wikipedia.