Local Peace Economy

WHAT'S A LOCAL PEACE ECONOMY?
Every transaction we make in our daily lives ultimately contributes toward building a peace economy or a war economy, a world of compassion and well being, or a world of indifference and violence. The peace economy model encourages us to reinvest in our local communities.

It calls for creating cultural, social and economic models that cultivate a sense of respect, and uplifts all people... not just a select few. We cannot make these changes without the foundational building blocks of the very peace we are seeking. The first step is taking the macro problem to the micro. Visit AlterNet partner CODE PINK's Local Peace Economy Page to get involved.

Meet the Artist Using Media to Defang Capitalism

By Valerie Vande Panne / Independent Media Institute

Humor and truth help expose profound colonialism, racism, and straight-up ridiculousness used to sell luxury products.
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    Displayed Publishing Date: Sun, 03/25/2018 - 12:17

  • Inside the Activist Efforts to Stop Noise Pollution

    Displayed Publishing Date: Sun, 03/18/2018 - 13:12

  • How the Oglala Sioux Are Freeing Themselves From Fossil Fuel

    Displayed Publishing Date: Wed, 03/14/2018 - 20:30

  • Agriculture and Autonomy in the Middle East

    Displayed Publishing Date: Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:08

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