• Posts Tagged ‘Change’

    A Better Way to Save Jobs: Employee Stock Ownership Plans

    by  • May 28, 2014 • Article • 0 Comments

    ESOPs give employees part ownership of their companies and prevent major job losses when owners retire. But only two states support them. BY MARK FUNKHOUSER JUNE 2014 Do you recall the single word of advice for achieving prosperity that Dustin Hoffman was given in The Graduate? “Plastics.” Well, Chris Mackin has a one-word prescription for public...

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    What Then Can I Do? Ten Ways to Democratize the Economy

    by  • October 8, 2013 • Article, Evolutionary, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Tuesday, 24 September 2013 10:01By Gar Alperovitz and Keane Bhatt, Truthout | Op-Ed http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/18908-what-then-can-i-do-ten-steps-toward-transforming-the-system The richest 400 Americans now own more wealth than the bottom 180 million taken together. The political system is in deadlock. Social and economic pain continue to grow. Environmental devastation and global warming present growing challenges. Is there any path...

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    Flourishing: A Frank Conversation about Sustainability

    by  • June 11, 2013 • Book, Evolutionary • 0 Comments

    A new book offered by Greenleaf Publishing– John R. Ehrenfeld and Andrew J. Hoffman —   May 2013   151+xii pp   216 x 138 —   paperback   ISBN 978-1-906093-93-8 A new  story, driven by being and caring, as opposed to having and needing, rooted in  the beauty of complexity and arguing for a transformative  cultural shift. “…    unexpectedly deep and moving conversations about...

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    Business as an Agent of World Benefit: A World-Shaping Opportunity

    by  • November 9, 2012 • Opinion • 0 Comments

    Michele Hunt,  Huntington Post  11/08/12 “Imagine a world of nine billion people with clean water, quality food, affordable housing and education, top-tier medical care, ubiquitous clean energy, dignified opportunity, thriving economies, and global peace and security.” Do we have the courage to dream such an audacious, bodacious vision? Is it possible for us to...

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