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US Economy Foundation: Slave Industry & Stolen Native American Lands

I have been tragically remiss in the planning for my documentary on the New Economy, which is a restructuring of our economy based on the wellbeing of people, planet and prosperity. The foundation of our current economy is the slave industry and the stealing of Native American lands.  It seems critical to me that since …

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Native Americans: Trailblazers for the New Economy

You may be surprised to learn that the growing Democratic or New Economy that puts people and the planet before profit is not actually new. Its principles of a thriving local economy, economic opportunities that benefit all, and ecological sustainability can be found in the Native American worldview.  Native American history prior to colonization shows …

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Hurricane Irma & Me

by Jan Roberts Streaming thoughts during Hurricane Irma:     First report of Irma in Atlantic Ocean: “Crap, what a monster, I hope it doesn’t come here”. Irma grazes Puerto Rico and roars into the Caribbean: “These poor islands can’t catch a break.  Concern for residents who have no options…”.little money and resources to leave and …

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Three Cities Showing the Way Forward: Youth Jobs – Medical Services – Food Economy

In 2004, I was at a conference on Gross National Happiness Indicators taking place in Canada. It’s a way to measure wealth in a nation that includes the wellbeing of people, communities and planet. At the time, I was not feeling very upbeat about such innovation becoming reality in the U.S. The Canadian participants shared …

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