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Amsterdam is Now Europe's First Named "Sharing City"

As of February 2nd, Amsterdam is Europe's first named "Sharing City."

These Neighbors Got Together to Buy Vacant Buildings. Now They’re Renting to Bike Shops and Brewers

While the investment cooperatives that have formed in northeast Minneapolis and in Sangudo have relied primarily on the resources of the communities starting them, both initiatives have also benefited from favorable state and provincial policies.

A New Alignment of Movements?

Despite the deepening crisis of neoliberalism in Europe, no clear alternative critiques or philosophical approaches have emerged that could catalyze a united response or new convergence of movements.

Can We Earn a Living on a Living Planet?

It has been a tough couple of years in the effort to unite labor, community, and environmental groups, an alliance that has always been strained.

The Degrowth Alternative

Both the name and the theory of degrowth aim explicitly to repoliticize environmentalism.

To Make Hope Possible Rather Than Despair Convincing

We stand at a precipice in history that demands that the human species achieve some fairly unprecedented evolutionary advances.

Beyond the Market-State: Decentralising Power in a Sharing Society

At a time when governments are failing abysmally to mitigate climate change, reduce inequality or end poverty, the key to creating a more equal and sustainable world is establishing participative forms of political engagement at all levels of society – from the local to the global.

Experiencing the Gift Economy

Each of us has given without the expectation of receiving. Each of us knows the rewards of doing so.

A Fair Share: Worker Cooperatives and the Growth of Shared Capitalism

A growing number of business owners are making the decision to turn over ownership to their employees.

3 Keys to Starting A Successful Permaculture Based Business  

“Find the intersection between your passions and your strengths and problems that need solving.”

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