around the world are developing alternatives to current economic
thinking and practice. By developing alternative budgets,
supporting ethical consumption, and creating alternative food
and money systems, they are demanding economic human rights
for all.Demonstrated against 'free' trade?
Have you worked to challenge the current economic system?
Educated your family, friends, and neighbours
Started a cooperative in your neighbourhood?
Asked to be reimbursed for work you did
in services instead of money?
Participated in creating an alternative
Advocated on behalf of yourself or someone
Started a union?
Called your MP and offered your opinion
about women's economic opportunities in Canada?
Worked in a non-traditional field?
Asked where your pension money is
If you answered yes to any of these questions,
then you've already been practicing alternative economics.
Read on to learn more about economic alternatives.