Utne Reader Bookshelf: Economy

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Economy






Learn about the man behind Ben & Jerry’s dream for social responsibility in business and his dedication to maintain authenticity. Daily travel can take a toll on our transportation system, and learning to share the road with more car-free cyclists might be the key to reversing this damage. Sharing the road with cyclists might be a key to reversing the damage of our transportation system caused by daily car travel. Most Americans don’t consider great wealth—in and of itself—to be a crucial part of achieving the American Dream.





Beautiful and Abundant finds a path toward a world vision we can proudly pass on to future generations — a vision that is aesthetically beautiful, ethically fair and irresistibly contagious. While microfinancial institutions in developing countries tend to fail without outside volunteers, microsavings groups owned and organized by the communities that use them are on the rise. The twentieth-century economic approach is a train headed for derailment. Now’s the time to create a sustainable economy in order to survive and thrive. Since the 1970s, CEO pay has risen dramatically in an effort to inspire a similar rise in performance. The evidence, however, suggests that pay and performance are only loosely linked, if at all.
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