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Our Fossil-Fuel Economy Destroys the Earth and Exploits Humanity - Here's the Shift We Need to Be Sustainable

A just transition to a regenerative economy restores our relationship to food, Mother Earth and our communities.

Worker Co-ops Rebuild the Rockaways

Three years after Casco watched the streets of his neighborhood of Far Rockaway disappear under water, he was on his way to becoming a worker-owner of Peninsula Custom Prints, a screen-printing cooperative.

Working Alone Together

For many, a permanent state of social economic uncertainty is the new normal.

In Praise of Equal Pay: Towards a New Common Sense

The particular form of prejudice masquerading as common sense that bugs me the most (probably because it is the form that has effected me most directly) is the common sense notion that manual labor deserves less monetary compensation than managerial or intellectual labor.

The Art of Working Together

You must have a clear vision, you must know where you are going.

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.

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