Report: America’s Monopolized Energy Sector And How We Can Fix It

By Virgil McDill, Institute for Local Self Reliance. -

A new report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliances shows that America’s monopoly problem is bigger than you might think.  While last year’s Big Tech hearings and House antitrust report [...]

The Art Of The Legal Hack

By David Bollier. -

In our legal system -- designed to protect private property, individual rights, and market exchange – it can actually be very difficult to share things legally. Attorney Janelle Orsi found this [...]

Canada’s Housing Co-ops Find Success Despite Covid-19 Challenges

By Anca Voinea, News Coop. -

Housing co-ops in Canada remain positive about the future, despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 this year. A recent survey conducted by the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF [...]

Blockchains: Building Blocks Of A Post-Capitalist Future?

By Hannes Gerhardt, ROAR Magazine. -

On a small boat off the coast of Thailand fishermen take stock of their haul for the day. They whip out a phone, open an app and record essential information regarding the amount of fish caught, [...]

An Indigenous Māori View Of Doughnut Economics

By Juhi Shareef, Resilience.org. -

Working in sustainability, one understands that context is key. When we fail to identify or understand the nuanced, complex, systemic and local context of a situation, the best-intentioned [...]

How Progressives Could Still Win The 21st Century

By Yanis Varoufakis, The Correspondent. -

Our era will be remembered for the triumphant march of authoritarianism in whose wake the vast majority of humanity have experienced unnecessary hardship and the planet’s ecosystem has suffered [...]

Saving Local Newspapers Squeezed By Hedge Funds

By Steven Waldman, Journalism and Liberty. -

The conversation about the crisis in local news has tended to focus on two solutions: helping create local news startups and supporting local newspapers still in existence. Each approach has [...]

Truth And Redistribution

By Darrick Hamilton & Naomi Zewde, YES Magazine. -

In a nutshell, our racial dilemma is grounded in a political, economic, and identity-based devaluing of Black lives that has persisted ever since the first enslaved African arrived in Jamestown [...]

Black Families Purchased Land To Build Their Own City

By Because of Them We Can. -

In Toomsboro, Georgia, a group of 19 Black families banded together to create what has the potential to be the next Black Wall Steet. Black people are resilient, we've had to be to thrive [...]

How Co-operative Architecture Shaped Britain

By Tess Pinto, Tribune Magazine. -

In the 19th and 20th centuries, Britain's growing co-operative movement provided an alternative to capitalist business practices – and made its mark on cities and towns with ambitious building [...]

Community Land Trust Builds Social Housing

By Brittany Ebeling, GEO Coop. -

European communities are adapting the U.S. model of the community land trust to mitigate the housing affordability crisis. While trusts in the U.S. stemmed from the civil rights movement with the [...]

How To Turn Your Non-Profit Into A Worker Co-op

By GEO Collective. -

If people who want to start a worker-owned cooperative are currently working for a government agency — like we were working for a nonprofit that was contracting with a government agency — but [...]

People With Jobs Are Sharing Their Stimulus Checks With People Out Of Work

By April M. Short, Independent Media Institute. -

The responses of governments around the world to the pandemic and its resulting economic impacts are revealing and varied. As officials enact measures to keep economies afloat and keep people [...]

Ten Point Agenda For The Global South

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

In 1974, the United Nations General Assembly passed a New International Economic Order (NIEO), which was driven by the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). The resolution laid out a clear plan for the [...]

Democratizing Energy To Counter The Climate Catastrophe

By Lavinia Steinfort, ROAR Magazine. -

Youth climate activists have been striking to demand immediate climate action from political powers. They conjoined the issues of climate and labor by calling for a global climate strike in [...]