From the “Conversation with John and Peter: Occupy Wall Street–An Opening for Abundance” October 18, 2011


Alternative currency

Definition: Alternative currency

Video: Alternative Currencies: A True Story

Groups and websites
(asset-based community development, transition initiatives, etc.)

YES! Magazine


Mark Anielski

The Economics of Happiness: Building Genuine Wealth
Gabriola Island, BC, Canada: New Society Publishers, 2007

Rob Hopkins

The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience
White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2008

The Trannsition Companion: Making Your Community More Resilient in Uncertain Times
Totnes, Devon, UK: Green Books, 2011

David Korten

Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth
San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2010

When Corporations Rule the World
San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2001

Pat Murphy

Plan C: Community Survival Strategies for Peak Oil and Climate Change
Gabriola Island, BC, Canada: New Society Publishers, 2008

Raj Patel

The Value of Nothing: How to Reshare Market Society and Redefine Society
New York: Picador, 2010

Robert Putnam

Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000

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