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Solidarity Economy: Building Alternatives for People and Planet By Carl Davidson
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The emergence of the global grassroots economic structural reform movement known as the Solidarity Economy. This book contain the core papers, discussion and debates on the topic at the U.S. Social... More > Forum of 10,000 people in Atlanta in the summer of 2007.< Less
Solidarity Economy: Building Alternatives for People and Planet By Carl Davidson
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The emergence of the global grassroots economic structural reform movement known as the Solidarity Economy. This book contain the core papers, discussion and debates on the topic at the U.S. Social... More > Forum of 10,000 people in Atlanta in the summer of 2007.< Less
Solidarity Economy I: Building Alternatives for People and Planet By Emily Kawano et al.
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Another world is not just possible. It is being built. So many of us wish for something more—an economy we can feel a part of, not that makes us feel like a disposable cog in a soulless... More > machine. That something exists and it’s called the Solidarity Economy. This kind of economy starts from entirely different premises than those of the ruling model of neoliberal capitalism which enshrines individualism, competition, materialism, accumulation, and the maximization of profits and growth. The solidarity economy by contrast seeks the well being of people and planet. It holds at its core these principles: solidarity, equity in all dimensions, sustainability, participatory democracy, and pluralism. This book is about vision and hope. It provides many examples of real solutions in a wide array of sectors. These practices are currently too isolated from one another. The task of the solidarity economy is to bring these practices together to build a whole and humane economy that works for people and planet.< Less
Solidarity Economy I: Building Alternatives for People and Planet By Emily Kawano et al.
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Another world is not just possible. It is being built. So many of us wish for something more—an economy we can feel a part of, not that makes us feel like a disposable cog in a soulless... More > machine. That something exists and it’s called the Solidarity Economy. This kind of economy starts from entirely different premises than those of the ruling model of neoliberal capitalism which enshrines individualism, competition, materialism, accumulation, and the maximization of profits and growth. The solidarity economy by contrast seeks the well being of people and planet. It holds at its core these principles: solidarity, equity in all dimensions, sustainability, participatory democracy, and pluralism. This book is about vision and hope. It provides many examples of real solutions in a wide array of sectors. These practices are currently too isolated from one another. The task of the solidarity economy is to bring these practices together to build a whole and humane economy that works for people and planet.< Less
Economic Growth In a Highly Constrained Environment. By Peter James Rhys Morgan
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This booklet contains a series of articles putting forward original suggestions of how to achieve economic growth in an extremely constrained environment. Economic growth is becoming the most viable... More > method of resolving rising national debt issues. The existing methods of reducing the increasing private and public sector debts have become limited as a result of market forces and political pressure. Outgrowing debt is favourable compared to cuts in consumption and government spending. New techniques to enable greater economic growth are provided including expanding Governmental Commerce, Internationally Commercialised Innovation, Taxation Efficiencies, Supplementary Income and alterations in Pension Saving Payment Allowances. The booklet offers a fresh approach to macroeconomic policy, which will help to stimulate growth and enable new business operations. The new economic tools devised will give politicians alternative options to avoid implementing hard hitting policies.< Less
Alternate Energy: Assessment & Implementation Reference Book By James J. Winebrake, Ph.D.
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Here’s your opportunity to look into the future of energy technologies, with emphasis on alternative, or non-conventional technologies, their potential impacts, and the technical, economic and... More > policy issues that will affect their successful integration into global energy markets. Over the past several years, industry and government have turned to a strategic planning technique called “roadmapping” to help assess future energy management practices and technologies. This book considers energy management and technology development over the next several decades by exploring data from these energy technology roadmaps. International in scope, the book examines both the technical and non-technical aspects of emerging technologies. An overview of the problems associated with conventional energy consumption is included, as well as an insightful discussion of technology implementation issues from the author’s own well-informed and cautiously optimistic perspective.< Less
Challenging Infrastructures. Alternative Networking & the Role of Art By Daphne Dragona & Dimitris Charitos
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During the last 15 years – when technology has become more natural and habitual, thus causing people to lose control over it – an emerging scene of network practitioners from different... More > fields has been actively involved in building alternative networks of communication and file sharing. Among the practitioners of this DIY networking scene, a growing number of artists have been playing a crucial role as facilitator, mediator, and commoner of knowledge and experience. The artists have been offering tools of understanding based on their will to expose and make accessible opaque systems in an effort to empower people. Daphne Dragona (PhD), curator and writer currently working for transmediale festival, and Dimitris Charitos, Associate Professor at the Department of Communication and Media Studies, School of Economics and Political Sciences, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, present and discuss certain exemplary initiatives studying how they evolved in time.< Less
Challenging Infrastructures. Alternative Networking & the Role of Art By Daphne Dragona & Dimitris Charitos
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During the last 15 years – when technology has become more natural and habitual, thus causing people to lose control over it – an emerging scene of network practitioners from different... More > fields has been actively involved in building alternative networks of communication and file sharing. Among the practitioners of this DIY networking scene, a growing number of artists have been playing a crucial role as facilitator, mediator, and commoner of knowledge and experience. The artists have been offering tools of understanding based on their will to expose and make accessible opaque systems in an effort to empower people. Daphne Dragona (PhD), curator and writer currently working for transmediale festival, and Dimitris Charitos, Associate Professor at the Department of Communication and Media Studies, School of Economics and Political Sciences, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, present and discuss certain exemplary initiatives studying how they evolved in time.< Less
Alternative Investing: Making Money Outside the Stock Market By Robert Cancellaro
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The economic crisis of 2008 made many investors very wary or traditional investment vehicles. Alternative investing is a way to make your money work for you outside of the stock market. Alternative... More > investments have a long history of steady upward performance - a record that should not be ignored. This book shows the careful investor where to look for solid, albeit uncommon, investments that have exceeded SP 500 results for years. Considering some of these purchases - quality autographs, postage stamps, precious metals and coins, comic books, sports cards and investment grade wine - as part of your overall portfolio is not only a sensible and astute move now, but protection against the next volatile stock market or world financial crisis. Most importantly, here you will find specific recommendations on what to buy in each category. When things go bad the next time, don't let your hard earned money go down down the drain. Be smart. Try an alternative investment.< Less
Economics of Watching a Movie in Theatre vs. on a DVD By Homework Help Classof1
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"a. What might be included in the “total cost” of acquiring and watching a movie on DVD? What about the “total cost” of seeing a movie at the multiplex? b. Do you have... More > any advice for your friend regarding her consumption of movies? "< Less

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