While the burning of fossil fuels causes climate change, simply shutting down these industries leaves workers and their families behind, and often result in a familiar conflict over “jobs versus the environment.”
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Opportunity Threads is a worker cooperative cut and sew factory in Morganton, North Carolina.
Imagine an online cooperative that supports economic equality around the world and is free from state control. This is the vision for Fair.coop.
A diversity of kindred approaches to alternative economics has been evolving.
If it wasn’t obvious before, it is now: capitalism has become the most divisive issue of our time.
This October, the Sharing Cities Network will launch the Second Annual Global #MapJam to bring activists together in cities around the world to connect the dots and map: grassroots sharing projects, cooperatives, community resources, and the commons.
Countless examples suggest that cooperation and care for others is an important part of human culture and that often self interest and common interests are aligned and not opposed.
One thing everyone I met has in common is a desire to create a new world order, a new way of creating, connecting and being which is beyond the market, beyond ownership, growth and capitalism.
Naomi Klein's new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate is coming out just as the UN is meeting on climate change, and a massive rally to protest the lack of progress on global warming is shaping up in Manhattan on Sunday.
Degrowth? For most Americans, the idea of a movement dedicated to non-growth, let alone one that can attract so many people, is incomprehensible.