Here’s our starting point: If you don’t like corporate capitalism or state socialism, then what do you want — and how do we get there?
Articles: alternative economy (20)
Part art project and part social experiment with a dash of scavenger hunt, these neighborhood exchange boxes host an ever-changing catalog of free items
We hear a lot about this 'new economy'. But what actually is it?
For many people concerned about inequality in the United States, cooperatives represent a beacon of hope.
Can there actually be climate justice?
Unlike their traditional for-profit counterparts, Open Cooperatives are oriented towards the common good in their statutes.
Teacher Heinz Frey halted the demise of “mom-and-pop stores” by creating new village centres – first in his home village, then in other communities and urban districts.
The commons is not just a battlefield between corporate predators and those who resist them – it is also a source of hope for those willing to imagine a world beyond capitalism.
BikeSurf, a donation-based bikesharing program built on “karma, trust, and community,” fosters communication, encourages shared resources, and builds community.
Coops can be built from scratch, but they can also be created by converting existing businesses into worker-owned cooperatives.