The Progressive Utilization Theory (PROUT) is the basis for an economic system which is an alternative to both capitalism and communism. PROUT was conceived by P.R. Sarkar in 1959 who in the article below outlines some of the basic features of a decentralised, cooperative economic system built upon the principles of PROUT.

Prout College (www.proutcollege.org ), affiliated with the University of the Sunshine Coast, is a new virtual academic cooperative hosted in Australia. Prout College started running its first subjects this year. Here is a look at what they are all about.

A look at  the possible future of Australian agriculture, presenting cooperative farming as a viable solution to economic and ecological challenges and as an alternative to inefficient family farms and large-scale agribusiness.

The Progressive Utilization Theory (PROUT) is the basis for an economic system which is an alternative to both capitalism and communism. PROUT was conceived by P.R. Sarkar in 1959 who in the article below outlines some of the basic features of a decentralised, cooperative economic system built upon the principles of PROUT.

An on-line editorial looking at the issue of economic democracy as the cause of the Seattle and Washington protests agains the IMF and the World Bank.