Resources

Here's a list of our favorite resources, including videos, books, tips, and commentary. If you have suggestions for items to add, please let us know!

First Earth: Uncompromising Ecological Architecture

A documentary film about a paradigm shift to building healthy homes in ancient ways.

On the Web: http://www.davidsheen.com/firstearth/

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Tags: Collaborative communities

Reinventing Finance: From Wall Street to Main Street

A new report calls for a banking system based on local financial institutions that are transparent, accountable, and rooted in community.

On the Web: http://neweconomyworkinggroup.org/report/how-liberate-america-wall-street-rule

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Tags: Collaborative communities, Local economy

How to Stage a Clothes Swap

At these friendly social gatherings, one person’s discard is another one’s treasure.

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Tags: Collaborative communities

Visualizing the Profit in Sharing

A new infographic looks inside our homes at all the assets that can be shared, rented, and swapped through Collaborative Consumption marketplaces.

On the Web: http://www.collaborativeconsumption.com/insider-blog/archives/infographic_the_collaborative_home.php

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Tags: Collaborative communities

The Sharing Economy: 'Plan B' For Moving America Forward

Bright Neighbor founder Randy White discusses the benefits of community-wide sharing as a "Plan B" for severe economic disruption.

On the Web: http://www.brightneighbor.com/

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Tags: Collaborative communities

Worker-Owned Cooperatives Help Communities Create Wealth

Learn how the city of Cleveland is benefiting from innovative new models of job creation, wealth building, and sustainability.

On the Web: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gt_ZHUDhKjs

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Tags: Collaborative communities

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