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Seeds of change - How to build a green economy

The global economy is going from bad to worse and the old solutions don’t seem to work any more. Is there a better way?

April 1996, Issue 278

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Other ways to explore New Internationalist: Sample our past issuesBrowse by theme
Building a green economy
Wayne Ellwood examines the failures of orthodox economics and calls for a green alternative.
The economic totem pole
A light-hearted look at who's standing on whose shoulders.
'Development is a sham'
David Korten on the urgent need to control corporations.
Culture jamming
How to subvert the adverts. By Ross Crockford.
Removing the noose
One nation's attempt to challenge 'structural adjustment'. Report by Susan Meeker-Lowry.
Natural neighbours
Kirkpatrick Sale on the search for community.
Re-thinking progress
José Lutzenberger argues that it's time for a new way to measure progress.
Bunyas and bladey grass
A visit to Maleny, Australia, where Jan Tilden looks at one small town's successful attempt at local self-reliance.
A living machine
Nature can be a good teacher. A report from Nova Scotia by Dave Redwood and Sean Kelly.
Reclaiming community
A step-by-step guide by Richard Douthwaite.
Eco-taxes
Can the tax system help forge a sustainable economy? James Robertson thinks so.
Update
Newsworthy stories this month.
The NI Interview with Olisa Agbakoba
Murray MacAdam catches up with the formidable human rights lawyer from Nigeria.
Reviews
Book, music and film reviews, plus classic Diamanda Galás.
Endpiece
By David MacIntosh.