According to community economics advocate Michael Shuman, mainstream economic development today is a scam.
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For a lot of people with money, they have wrapped their identity up in it. That is their narrative.
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.
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.
Clothing, a basic human right has been relegated to the status of disaster relief material,” says Anshu Gupta, founder of Goonj.
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.
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.
Really, when it comes down to it, we MUST completely transform our current system, for the good of the species and the planet.
Stephanie Rearick and her friends and co-workers have been constructing a solidarity-based economic network in Madison, Wisconsin and beyond: