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 [...]

Reclaiming Work: Can Cooperatives Overthrow The Gig Economy?

By Shyam Krishna, Red Pepper. -

The pandemic has brought into focus the stark conditions and precarity faced by workers in the gig-economy. When the dust settles, can these workers who were at the frontlines of this crisis [...]

Why Banking Needs A Co-operative Revolution

By Iwan Doherty, Mutual Interest. -

You’d struggle to find anyone who believes our current banking sector was the ideal one for producing and maintaining a strong and just economy. The 2008 crisis showed how unstable, and vital to [...]

Solidarity Gardens Launched To Address Food Disruption And Insecurity

By Solidarity Gardens CU. -

Champaign-Urbana, IL - Individuals and organizations are encouraged and empowered to plant gardens throughout the Champaign-Urbana area and donate use of land, garden supplies, and expertise [...]

Black Power Through Participatory Budgeting

I’ve spent the last two and half years learning and implementing participatory budgeting in New York City, first from within the New York City Council and now as a staff member of Participatory [...]