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Poverty Is Not Inevitable: What We Can Do Now to Turn Things Around

Inequality and poverty are suddenly hot topics, not only in the United States but also across the globe.

Community supported enterprise – how might that work?

One of the REconomy Project’s aims is to find new ways that communities can provide support and investment to local enterprises, who in turn offer benefits back to the community – not just in terms of jobs – but also strengthened local resilience, minimal environmental impacts …

You Did This! The Birth of the Sharing Cities Network   

The Sharing Cities Network is a grassroots network of communities from around the world that are want to live happier, healthier, and more sustainably by sharing resources and knowledge.

How America's Largest Worker Owned Co-Op Lifts People Out of Poverty

Can worker-owned businesses lift families out of poverty? “They did mine,” Ramos said.

Another view from OuiShare Fest: What are we sharing, exactly?

I expect the collaborative economy to grow, expand, and be a transformative force..And I hope...the negative impacts it may bring...can be critically addressed...

Open Co-ops

Imagine transparent, democratic and decentralised organising for everyone.

Sowing the Seeds of a New Economy

Practical alternative economic models are rapidly taking shape in practice in Catalonia. Are the indignados finally harvesting?

How Cooperation Jackson is Transforming the Poorest State in the U.S.

A powerhouse organization promoting economic justice, Cooperation Jackson was born of a need to transform the state, in particular its capital and largest city, Jackson.

The Overlooked Anniversary: Forty Years Ago Congress and the President Called for a Steady State Economy

You read that right. Pursuant to an act of the 93rd Congress, President Richard M. Nixon signed into law the establishment of a steady state economy. That law was called the “Endangered Species Act.”

Generating and nurturing a strong co-operative culture

"Co-operative culture eats co-operative governance for breakfast"...

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