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Democratic Energy and Climate Change

The environmental crisis, provoked by human activity, is of much bigger magnitude than any of the other crises we have known up till now.

How Impact Investing is Saving Nicaragua's Coffee Industry

About half of coffee producers—mostly family farmers—live below the poverty line. Can impact investing help them out?

#SolidarityCities: Upstate New York

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.

COP21: What Paris Can Learn From a Mississippi Co-op

Business-as-usual capitalism may be bracing for a stiff challenge from a group in one of America’s poorest cities.

#SolidarityCities: Philadelphia

#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.

Banding Together to Build a Better CSA

On paper, the community supported agriculture (CSA) subscription model is an ideal partnership.

“Something’s Happening Here… What It Is Ain’t Exactly Clear…”

“For What’s It’s Worth,” the 1967 Buffalo Springfield song as lyrical, close-up, socio-economic observation, still resonates.

Mutual Aid Network: The New Cooperative Model on the Block

The move to a new economy is underway, whether we like it or not.

The Death of the Labor Market

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.

Powering Community: Talking Resilience with Timothy DenHerder-Thomas

Our whole economy is built on financing things for privatized benefit.

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