New Economy Journal

The Official Journal of the New Economy Network Australia

The New Economy Journal is the official journal of the New Economy Network Australia. The Journal publishes material that supports the Network’s mission to transform Australia’s economy so that achieving ecological health and social justice are its foundational principles and primary objectives.

The New Economy Journal is a place for contribution and conversation for those interested and involved in the New Economy movement. Published monthly on the first Tuesday of each month, each New Economy Journal issue features pieces on the New Economy, with an emphasis on the New Economy movement in Australia. The Journal will help achieve NENA’s goals to “facilitate connections, showcase and promote innovative projects, build peer-to-peer learning and use collective strategies to create and advocate for change”. The Journal will highlight, document and disseminate information about what is happening in the New Economy movement in Australia and around the world, encourage discourse and debate, facilitate connections, and produce a historical record in the process.

The New Economy Journal is an open platform and encourages unsolicited submissions. If you would like to submit a piece for publication, find more information at Submit to the Journal.

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Latest Issue:

Volume 1, Issue 7

Welcome to Issue 7 of the New Economy Journal, our second last issue for 2019! This month’s instalment of the NEJ features a diverse series of pieces, from Jane R. Goodall’s careful deconstruction of UBI versus the Job Guarantee debate, to Thomas Whiteside’s profile of Harmony Cleaning, a contract-cleaning cooperative operated by Karen refugees. There’s poetry, satire, fiction and foreign affairs – all written to inform, provoke and inspire. As always, we hope you disagree with some, take hope from others, and learn from all about how we can build a new, just and sustainable economy. The Editors

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Selected articles from the latest issue of New Economy Journal:

Fireflies

Fireflies
He walks quickly as the concrete path turns to worn dirt under his feet, his jacket collar pulled high around his neck. Night is falling on the forest. There is a kink to the right in the path up ahead, under the spreading limbs of an old willow. His eyes...

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UBI versus the Job Guarantee: The New Political Divide?

UBI versus the Job Guarantee: The New Political Divide?
Contents [1] The future in today [2] UBI and the Jobs Guarantee: Wherefrom and whoto [3] The commons Suppose, in some parallel universe, we the people were faced with an electoral choice between two major parties: one committed to the introduction of an unconditional basic income, and the other to...

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Kakadu Circle of Life

Kakadu Circle of Life
The Circle of Life—Kakadu Dreaming If I could go back in time We would arrive in Kakadu before the old ways were disrupted When Bininj fished in the north and Mungguy hunted in the south It is the time of Gurrung now Six seasons were always celebrated here Not just...

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