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Can Industrial Hemp Save Kentucky’s Small Farms?

At the birth of any industry, uncertainty abounds. So does opportunity, say Kentuckians like Joe Schroeder of Freedom Seed and Feed, who is among those growing industrial hemp and advocating for …

The Working World: Funding Co-ops with Non-Extractive Capital

As more and more consumers get savvy about where they put their money, how do cooperatives expand their supply to meet the demand?

The Great Transition Experiment: New Economy Alternatives

Money animates the institutions that shape every facet of our lives: political, economic, legal, occupational, social class, familial, and religious systems.

An Intentional Egalitarian Community as a Small-Scale Implementation of Post-Capitalism

It takes systematic work and engagement to build up a reputation that gives one more influence and support for one’s project. The non-hierarchical …

Blockchains Could Help Restore Trust in the Food we Choose to Eat

Companies around the world are exploring blockchain, the technology underpinning digital currency bitcoin. In this Blockchain unleashed series, we …

Keep it Local! The Complementary Currency Alternative

New alternative and complementary currencies are a growing worldwide trend, and many states in the US have created their own local curriencies.

Uncommoning Nature

Occupying the same space (that ‘cannot be mapped in terms of a single set of three-dimensional coordinates’), this complex heterogeneous form …

The End of the Extraction Economy

Big box retailers have been a major player in this economy and built-environment.

The Role of Development Banks in Energy Transition  

Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) like the World Bank, the African Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank are publicly committed to ending …

The Commons as the Response to the Structural Crises of the Global System

The emerging answer for a new mode of value creation is the re-emergence of the Commons.

The EU Wants to Block Romania's 51% Local Food Shift. Who Cares?

Amid all the mayhem and turmoil of recent weeks, here's a news story you may have missed.
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