The United States Is More Socialist Than You Know

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Compared to other wealthy countries, large sectors of the US economy are more socialized than is realized. From energy to water to transportation, land and more, and from cities and states to the [...]

The Crisis Next Time: Planning For Public Ownership As An Alternative To Corporate Bank Bailouts

By Thomas Hanna, Thenextsystem.org -

The next financial crisis is all but inevitable. While its exact timing and severity cannot be predicted, both the accelerating frequency of crises in recent decades and the continued [...]

Public Ownership, Democratizing Money, And Preparing For The Inevitable Next Financial Crisis

By Staff, Publicbankinginstitute.org -

Thomas M. Hanna of The Democracy Collaborative has released a compelling new detailed report arguing that we need to start now discussing a viable plan for public ownership — to demand a next [...]

The Crisis Next Time: Planning For Public Ownership As An Alternative To Corporate Bank Bailouts

By Thomas Hanna, Thenextsystem.org -

The next financial crisis is all but inevitable. While its exact timing and severity cannot be predicted, both the accelerating frequency of crises in recent decades and the continued [...]

Union Group Argues For Public Ownership Of Energy Systems

By Christine Marie, Socialistaction.org -

According to the International Energy Agency and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IEA-IREA), the investment needed to keep global warming below the threshold of two degrees Celsius [...]

Diversifying Public Ownership

By Andrew Cumbers, www.thenextsystem.org -

By Andrew Cumbers for The Next System Project - This paper advocates a form of economic democracy based around diverse forms of public ownership. It does not prioritize one particular scale but [...]

Anti-Pipeline Protesters Head Back To Court

By The Sugar Shack Alliance, www.popularresistance.org -

By The Sugar Shack Alliance. Massachusetts - On June 20, eighteen members of the Sugar Shack Alliance who were arrested for civil disobedience at Otis State Forest in Sandisfield, MA, will be [...]

Occupy Rogers! Occupy Bell! Let’s Make Telecom Public

By Gerry Caplan, www.rabble.ca -

The British Labour Party has begun to make the case that market fundamentalism, or neoliberalism, is not necessarily the best way for society to operate. Specifically, it's been trying to show [...]

The Internet As A Public Commons

By Jay Walljasper, www.onthecommons.org -

For cities that persevere the rewards can be very great. Muni broadband in tiny Kutztown, Pennsylvania saved the community an estimated $2 million in its first few years, a result of lower rates [...]