Category: The Economy

Participatory Budgeting Goes Large

https://www.participatorybudgeting.org/ Participatory Budgeting is a process that directs a portion of a city’s (or other organization’s) budget to be spent on a project (or projects) developed and selected by the community.  In New York City, in 2018, more than $40 million is being allocated in this way; a mere 0.05% of the city’s overall budget, …

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Doughnut Economics

Take a look at the Kate Raworth video post to learn more about “Doughnut Economics”   a model that includes the living Earth, our “natural resource” in the economic equation. Startling and innovative

Kate Raworth On Why We Need A Thriving Not Growing Economy

Kate proposes a radial approach to implementing a regenerative, distributive economic alternative to the endless growth paradigm of Capitalism.  How do we create a “steady state”, resilient economy that provides for the needs of all people while honoring the living environment? Here’s Kate Raworth’s ideas….