Campaign For Los Angeles’s Public Bank Gets Into Full Swing

By Staff, Publicbankinginstitute.org -

November's Public Banking ballot initiative will allow the citizens of Los Angeles to vote on the first step to creating a city-owned bank. Public Bank LA, along with an overflowing room of [...]

Writing The Next Chapter In NYC’s Cooperative History

By Mike Sandmel, Neweconomynyc.org -

My name is Mike Sandmel. I’m here from NYC where I was born, have lived most of my life, and where I organize for economic democracy and cooperative development with a group called New Economy [...]

Why The U.S. Needs More Worker-Owned Companies

  By Peter Walsh, Michael Peck and Ibon Zugasti, Hbr.org   -

The gap in wealth in the United States between the ultrawealthy and everyone else has reached its widest point in decades. One way to narrow the divide is through the use of worker buyouts, in [...]

In Unprecedented Move, Former Mayor And Ex-legislator Will Be Running Mates With Lula

By Staff, Peoplesdispatch.org -

It’s an unheard-of situation: three candidates running together for Brazil’s presidential elections. The unusual case is actually due to the peculiar scenario ahead of the elections, as the name [...]

“Get up” – Sahra Wagenknecht In An Interview About Her Collection Movement

By Fabienne Rzitki, Web.de -

A movement can not compete in elections in Germany. But when we get strong, we can build up so much pressure that the parties open their lists for fellow campaigners. However, our primary concern [...]

Ending Police Brutality Starts With Firing Dangerous Cops

By Chris Burbank, Huffingtonpost.com -

This week is the fourth anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown Jr. in Ferguson, Missouri, and the protests that spread across the nation after that tragedy. In the years since [...]

The Bolivarian Revolution Has Been Strengthened

By Manuel E. Yepe, Resumen-english.org- -

The frustrated assassination attempt against President Nicolás Maduro Moros on August 4 in Caracas will decisively strengthen the Bolivarian revolution in Venezuela and make it invincible. It [...]

Two Koreas Agree On 3rd Moon-Kim Summit To Be Held In September

By Kim Yoo-chul and Kim Bo-eun, Koreatimes.co.kr -

Leaders of the two Koreas will have their third summit in North Korea's capital next month, representatives of the two countries said in a joint press statement Monday. "South Korea and North [...]

Black Lives Matter In Our Schools: Developing An Anti-Racist Pedagogy

By Mark Karlin, Truthout.org -

In this way, I think the Black Lives Matter (BLM) at School movement and the broader movement for Black lives inspired the idea for Teaching for Black Lives as a book that could be used by [...]

Dare To Dream Of A World Without Borders

By Gary Younge, Portside.org -

Imagine that Martin Luther King never had a dream. Imagine that instead of working outside the narrow confines of time and place, he had resolved to work only within them. Imagine he had risen to [...]

Republican Anti-Union Bill Goes Down In Flames In Missouri

By Matthew Chapman, AlterNet.org -

On Tuesday night, voters in Missouri defeated Proposition A, a referendum which would have allowed a "right to work" law to go into effect in the state. This marked the first time a right to work [...]

Black Progressive Pulls Off Upset Against Prosecutor Who Declined To Charge Cop For Killing Michael Brown

By Chris Sosa, AlterNet.org -

Ferguson city council member Wesley Bell defeated 27-year incumbent Bob McCulloch in the Democratic primary for St. Louis County's prosecutor. Both candidates are notably the children of police [...]

Imagining A World With No Bullshit Jobs

By David Graeber And Chris Brooks, Roarmag.org -

In this interview about his latest book, David Graeber discusses the role of unions, the challenges posed by automation and “the revolt of the caring classes.” Is your job pointless? Do you feel [...]

Environmental Experiment Along 18 miles In Georgia Seeks Greener Highways

By Emme Hall, Cnet.com -

An environmental experiment along 18 miles of Georgia highway helps bring eco-friendly technology to pavement across the country. Car manufacturers are hard at work making their new vehicles as [...]

Meet Noah, The Circular Car Of The Future

By Christine Lepisto, Treehugger.com -

Meet Noah. This lightweight plug-in electric city car scoots two people and their stuff around for up to 149 miles (240 km) on a single charge and can reach speeds of 68 miles per hour (110 [...]