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A Conversation with RSF Social Finance CEO Don Shaffer

"People get buried in a blizzard of financial terms that obfuscates—makes opaque—what is going on, furthers the paradigm of, “We’ll just take care of you. Here are the …

The Meaning of Brexit: It's the Movement

And so there is another meaning, that Brexit represents both an explicit and implicit, (and perhaps, ironic,) repudiation of globalisation and neoliberalism.

Disabled People Lead the Fight Against Austerity

While the attack on peoples’ lives through social welfare cuts continues unabated, there has been no sign of accompanying cuts to corporate welfare.

Patterns of Commoning

Just like farmers, we cannot really know how big and copious the harvest will be, or when exactly it will come. But we keep seeding to help make the commons …

The Privilege of Being Privileged

The Ford Foundation believes we have an obligation to strengthen capitalism. In fact we have a duty to transform it.

Help by Giving Time

Time is money – so the saying goes. Now you can donate and even exchange your time to help people.

The Quiet Revolution: Community Buyback in Wanlockhead, Scotland

Is the Scottish government truly sparking a revolution through land reform?

Oil & Money: Tackling Corruption and Climate Change

This week, senior executives of the oil and gas industry will be meeting at the Intercontinental Hotel in London for an exclusive conference named Oil & …

Prop. 51 Versus a State-Owned Bank: How California Can Save $10 Billion on a $9 Billion Loan

However, there is a much cheaper way to fund this $9 billion school debt. By borrowing from its own state-chartered, state-owned bank, the state could save …

Repair Cafe and Seeing the Beauty in Broken Things

Actually, in Silicon Valley, some engineers do still work with their hands, some people appreciate the beauty in broken things and some people help each …

How Democracy Collaborative Will Create 50 Million Employee Owners by 2050

There are currently an estimated 10 million employee owners in the U.S. What if that number grew to 50 million by 2050?
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