An economy which is based on the same values as a personal relationship: a dream or the solution?
Today I had a chance to meet Christian Felber father of the idea of Common Welfare Economy. An economy which is based on “the same collectively shared values that contribute to fulfilling interpersonal relationships: confidence building, cooperation, appreciation, democracy, solidarity.” Continue reading →
The fordist model is dead, long live co-operatives? An alternative way to do business.
Robert Murray discusses in a new Red Pepper article the prospects of co-operatives as a solution to the current economic crisis. It stands out for its focus on accountability and social-driven long-term focus. Continue reading →
Are you like me, thinking that banks are part of the dark side?Luckily it does not have to be that way.
There are quite a lot of alternative banking solutions. Have a look at Triodos Bank, for example. Your money is going to be invested in environmental and organic businesses, social entreprises, microfinance, culture and ethical businesses. Does it sound good? Continue reading →