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Unblocking Credit

The AARP released a report in December 2008 entitled The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Older Americans. Key recommendations were to unblock the credit channel, extend unemployment benefits, increase nutrition benefits, prop up Medicaid and other social programs, and, most importantly, implement a streamlined form of mortgage relief. Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geitner’s press conference

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Beyond the Bailout: Agenda for a New Economy

By David Korten | Website

Reprinted from  "Sustainable Happiness," the Winter 2009 YES! Magazine
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David is author of the international bestseller When Corporations Rule the World and The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community. He is co-founder and board chair of YES! Magazine, and a board member of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies.

The financial

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The Crisis

By Jim Selman | Bio

As
an elder, what do I have to say regarding the ‘crisis’ in the financial
system? To begin, I don’t know what to say about the crisis. But I do
know that this is not a time for ‘idle’ opinions or mouthing platitudes
and ideological dogma. I know the seemingly ‘sudden’ emergence of this
situation is mostly the fact that the media and government pays
attention only after something happens and doesn’t bother to listen to
thoughtful

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