It’s time to broaden the debate on how to fund a universal basic income by including options for sharing resource rents, which is a model that can be applied internationally to reform unjust economic systems, reduce extreme poverty and protect the global commons.
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Alternative Currencies Are Bigger Than Bitcoin: How They’re Building Prosperity From London to Kenya
If you followed the recent trial of Ross Ulbricht, the Bitcoin entrepreneur convicted of money laundering and drug trafficking through the notorious "Silk Road" website, the commercial use of alternative currencies might sound a little nefarious.
One of the most exciting new economy efforts in the US is the New Economy Coalition (NEC), made up of more than one hundred organizations (including Transition US)...
A commons-based economy cannot thrive without appropriate institutions, especially those that represent a "partner state" approach.
University governance is approaching a critical juncture.
Central to Permaculture is the idea of creating resilient systems.
As of February 2nd, Amsterdam is Europe's first named "Sharing City."
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.
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.
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.