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Is the Local Economy the Solution to a Post-Capitalist World?

According to community economics advocate Michael Shuman, mainstream economic development today is a scam.

What is Wealth?

For a lot of people with money, they have wrapped their identity up in it. That is their narrative.

NYC’s Credit Unions Give Mom-and-Pop Stores a Chance, Despite Gentrification

The story of Rossy’s Bakery exemplifies the way CDCUs are crucial actors in a city that is often inaccessible to all but the rich.

Pogonomics and Pope-onomics

The worship of the ancient golden calf has returned in a new and ruthless guise in the idolatry of money and the dictatorship of an impersonal economy lacking a truly human purpose.

Cloth as Currency: How Goonj is creating a Parallel Cashless Economy

Clothing, a basic human right has been relegated to the status of disaster relief material,” says Anshu Gupta, founder of Goonj.

How Does Equality Impact Fairness?

Our long-term aim should be to deal with the anti-social behaviour of large, powerful, multi-national corporations which run rings round national governments and often make us all feel quite manipulated.

Advocacy Support for Worker Cooperatives

Co-ops and their support networks have been a part of the recent rise in attention paid to economic justice, and our participation has allowed us to establish unique positions to solidify gains in policy.

Land Trusts Offer Houses That People With Lower Incomes Can Afford—And a Stepping Stone to Lasting Wealth

Community land trusts diversify our concepts of property ownership.

Bringing New Economic Forms to Life

Really, when it comes down to it, we MUST completely transform our current system, for the good of the species and the planet.

Mutual Aid Networks and Local Solidarity

Stephanie Rearick and her friends and co-workers have been constructing a solidarity-based economic network in Madison, Wisconsin and beyond:

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