Further Reading

Further reading to become more socially- and environmentally- conscious in order to better understand what a future with the solidarity economy would mean:

Articles, interview transcripts, and infographics

Bell Hooks: Cultural Criticism & Transformation, http://bit.ly/rmVOi
The Opt-out Revolution, http://nyti.ms/u9VTs
A Movement Built by Dreamers, http://bit.ly/MlCq86
Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math, http://rol.st/LuRoru
Combining civil rights with environmentalism, http://grist.org/article/dicum/
The Rise of Collaborative Consumption, http://bit.ly/Ry8P3l
Economics for the 99%, http://bit.ly/Pf8xeF
When income grows, who gains?, http://bit.ly/T0Klg3
Of the 1%, By the 1%, For the 1%, http://bit.ly/12tZGtN
The Price of Inequality, http://bit.ly/KMlIBh
Why the Occupy Movement is Good for Our Health, http://bit.ly/v7AStp
Why Abolish All Corporate Constitutional Rights, http://bit.ly/LCG2S9
Imagining Life Beyond “The Economy,” http://bit.ly/V1EMQg
Building the Beloved Community, Coretta Scott King, http://bit.ly/ZzUDcg
Invest Now, Save Later, http://bit.ly/9Z1HNn
Environmentally-conscious back-to-school guide, http://bit.ly/TqfYgO
How Much CO2 Is Created By… http://invent.ge/fmoaCT

Short videos, films, and books

TED Talk, Born to be Good, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsFxWSuu_4I
DREAM Activist, http://bit.ly/NExU44
The Myth of Class Warfare, http://bit.ly/ow3HtV
Homeless Hero, http://bit.ly/SwTdbk
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, http://bit.ly/51abVF
Frontline, Money, Power, & Wall Street, http://video.pbs.org/video/2229573868/
Elizabeth Warren on the Economy, http://video.pbs.org/video/1330052613/
This Bridge Called My Back, feminist anthology by women of color
Plenitude by Juliet Schor, book about the principles of a sustainable economy
Voluntary Simplicity by Duane Elgin, book about simplifying one’s lifestyle
Inside Job, movie about the 2008 Financial Crisis and Wall Street
Affluenza, movie about the decline of society’s health as a result of overconsumption
Food Inc., movie about the food industry’s unethical practices
Vegucated, movie about veganism and the food industry’s unethical practices

General Information

www.democracynow.org Independent media news source
www.earthfirst.org Provides ways to engage in the protection of the environment
www.storyofstuff.org Provides accessible information about US consumption
www.shareable.net Provides articles about how to share & collaborate
http://www.350.org/ An online youth movement to solve the climate crisis
http://www.whistleblowers.org/ Promotes whistleblower rights, education, & activism
www.opensourceecology.org Provides information about open-source engineering
www.Bcorporation.net Lists of socially- and environmentally-responsible corps.
www.peta.org Spreads awareness of cruel practices of the food & fur industry
https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/ Provides tests to reveal your biases
http://www.good.is/everyone# Provides a means of sharing ideas to do good


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