The environmental crisis, provoked by human activity, is of much bigger magnitude than any of the other crises we have known up till now.
Articles: cooperatives (83)
About half of coffee producers—mostly family farmers—live below the poverty line. Can impact investing help them out?
We visited Ithaca to attend an event which we also helped organize, the Mobilizing the Cooperative Economy in NY State Summit. This meeting built on momentum from summits held in Syracuse in 2012 and 2013.
Business-as-usual capitalism may be bracing for a stiff challenge from a group in one of America’s poorest cities.
#SolidarityCities is a project exploring how peer organizations facilitate cross-sectoral and regional organizing and grew from a desire to learn more about the challenges, victories, and movement-building of the solidarity economy movement.
On paper, the community supported agriculture (CSA) subscription model is an ideal partnership.
“For What’s It’s Worth,” the 1967 Buffalo Springfield song as lyrical, close-up, socio-economic observation, still resonates.
The move to a new economy is underway, whether we like it or not.
Over the past 20 years, the existence of common spaces, places of social debate and pretty much everything involving citizenship has been erased in a conscious and ideologically-directed manner.
Our whole economy is built on financing things for privatized benefit.