Neoliberalism’s Children Rise Up To Demand Justice In Chile And The World

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, Commondreams.org -

Uprisings against the corrupt, generation-long dominance of neoliberal “center-right” and “center-left” governments that benefit the wealthy and multinational corporations at the expense of [...]

Union Cab Of Madison 40 Years On

By John McNamara, Geo.coop -

I joined Union Cab when I was 24 and left when I was 50. Including two leaves of absence, I spent 25 years, 11 months, and 13 days as a voting member of Union Cab. I still own non-voting stock [...]

Economic Development Department Directed To Create A Worker Co-op Pilot Program

By Annelies Lottmann, Acba.coop -

The Austin Cooperative Business Association announces a big win for cooperatives in Central Texas, as the Austin City Council passes an express directive to the Economic Development Department to [...]

Community Land Trust Movement Imagines Its Future

By Steve Dubb, Nonprofitquarterly.org -

So began remarks made by Dr. Shirley Sherrod, a cofounder of the nation’s first community land trust, New Communities Inc., to hundreds of people who gathered under a giant air-conditioned tent [...]

How A Public Bank Could Free S.F.’s Money From Wall Street

By Ida Mojadad, Sfweekly.com -

Of all the vivid characters in Hustlers, from Jennifer Lopez’s magnetic Ramona to Cardi B portraying her own lived experience, the 2008 financial crash is the one that will be familiar to most [...]

Fighting Apartheid By Taking Ownership Of Land And Time

By Jaisal Noor, The Real News -

For decades, low wage work and exploitive housing policies have reigned supreme in Baltimore. Today there are tremendous disparities in wealth and health outcomes and a lack of access to [...]

A Radical Break With The Status Quo Is The Most Sensible Path Forward

By Diliff, Publicbankinginstitute.org -

“Today, it is quite clear that only a radical break with the past will deliver us from the post-crisis malaise and the climate crisis that has emerged alongside it. … A public banking system must [...]

Monte Carmelo Celebrates 14th Peasant Seed Festival

By Katrina Kozarek, Venezuelanalysis. -

On October 29, the rural village of Monte Carmelo, located in the municipality of Andrés Eloy Blanco in Lara State, celebrated its 14th consecutive Peasant Seed Festival. According to Juan Ramón [...]

Opening The Public Bank Floodgates

By Staff, Publicbankinginstitute.org -

“These [public] banks could follow in the footsteps of the German KfW Group, a collection of state-owned infrastructure banks that directed more than one-third of its funds to climate and [...]

How Much In ‘Inequality Tax’ Are You Paying?

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org -

What nation ranks as the world’s richest? A simple question to answer, right. Well, not so much, suggests the just-released tenth annual Global Wealth Report from the banking giant Credit Suisse. [...]

First International Congress Of Communes, Social Movements And Popular Power

By Orinoco Tribune. -

Venezuela - “The communal councils serve more than 6 million 407 thousand 651 families representing more than 80% of the families of Venezuela that participate in urban, rural or indigenous [...]

Central Banks Bailing Out Wall Street And Big Finance As Crash Looms

By Nick Beams, Wsws.org -

Two actions by US financial authorities this week indicate that the United States will respond to a looming downturn in the global economy by providing, once again, unlimited amounts of cash to [...]

Why Fiber Is Vastly Superior To Cable And 5G

By Bennett Cyphers and Ernesto Falcon, Eff.org -

The United States, its states, and its local governments are in dire need of universal fiber plans. Major telecom carriers such as AT&T and Verizon have discontinued their fiber-to-the-home [...]

Can An Economic Stat Help Narrow Our Grand Economic Divide?

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org -

Why do so many Americans deeply distrust government? One part of the reason, two top economists suggested to a key congressional committee this week, just might be the most basic — and familiar — [...]

Economics Of Poverty, Or The Poverty Of Economics

By Staff, Anticap.wordpress.com -

As every year, mainstream economists lined up to laud the choice. Dani Rodrik declared it “a richly deserved recognition.” Richard Thaler, who won the award in 2017 (here’s a link to my [...]