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New economy news and analysis from The Nation
September 15, 2015
September 15, 2008: Lehman Brothers Files for Bankruptcy and American Finance Collapses
“What you have is a glorified money-laundering scheme.”
June 16, 2015
Is Gawker’s Unionization a Sign That Creative Workers Are Finally Realizing Their Worth?
Can web publishing’s freewheeling structure shake up received wisdom about wielding collective labor power?
January 27, 2015
What the Sharing Economy Takes
Uber and Airbnb monetize the desperation of people in the post-crisis economy while sounding generous—and evoke a fantasy of community in an atomized population.
January 27, 2015
Am I a ‘Radical’?
We can no longer hope to address the climate crisis, or our deep social ills, by working strictly within the system. We must change the system itself.
James Gustave Speth
July 18, 2014
The Garden Where Rough Edges Grow
Organized by the New Economy Coalition, CommonBound brought together more than 650 activists, academics, and students to discuss what the “new economy” is and share projects that had been working to further its realization.
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October 10, 2013
Blueprints for a New Economy
Advocates for deep changes to our economic and political systems are turning to earlier movements for inspiration.
November 28, 2012
It’s the New Economy, Stupid
Efforts to reduce unemployment and curb inequality must be considered alongside urgent threats to the environment and democracy.
May 25, 2011
The New-Economy Movement
A growing group of activists and socially responsible companies are rethinking business as usual.