Stories by Joe Costello

Read more of Joe Costello's work at Archein. He's been involved in communications, energy and political economy for three decades. He was communications director for Jerry Brown's innovative 1992 presidential campaign and was a senior adviser for Howard Dean's effort in 2004. He's spent two decades thinking and acting on the confluence of information technologies and democratic political economy. He has written extensively on politics, finance and energy. subscribe to Joe Costello's feed

Posted on: Jun 11, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In a wide-ranging interview, Costello says that in order to regenerate American politics, the people must be involved in decision-making and rethink value systems.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2012, Source: SmashWords

Joe Costello, author of the book "Of, By, For: The New Politics of Money, Debt & Democracy," has a message for America: our political economy must be democratically reformed.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2010, Source: Archein

Proposing a 'design economy' -- the more we participate in it and share it, the better we all live and the more sustainable and stable it can become.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2010, Source: Archein

The country that started the corporate globalization experiment needs to end it.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2010, Source: Archein

Across our political system, we have lost checks and balances. It's time take back what's ours.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2010, Source: Archein

Yves Smith's new book is a story of a criminal class, that has separated itself from the majority to seek its own profits.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2010, Source: AlterNet

"Make Markets Be Markets" conference of financial reform all-stars offers an alternative to Washington's disastrous oversight of the economy.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2010, Source: Archein

Solidarity event for the brave workers in the California high desert town of Boron brings home truth that "We must all hang together, or assuredly we will all hang separately."

Posted on: Dec 30, 2009, Source: NewDeal 2.0

Women are leading the charge on financial reform. In the spirit of celebrating their contributions, here are the top five heroes of 2009.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The death of Robert McNamara is a time to remember how dangerous the idea of technocrats running Washington has been.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. political and economic systems are not equipped to deal with the looming problems of the 21st century.