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Can Eminent Domain Be Used to Avert a Foreclosure Mess? This California City Thinks So

Governments usually use eminent domain powers to displace people. But one hardscrabble Bay Area city is going to the mat to do just the opposite—stabilize its economy and keep residents where they are.

Nobel Prize? Meet the Economic Movement That Really Deserves Praise

The Nobel Prize for economics may have gone to three academics, but the real work of fixing our local economies was happening on the ground—as part of New Economy Week.

Welcome to Commonomics

In our new series, YES! Magazine investigates what it will take to strengthen our local economies for the benefit of all.

Detroit Broke? Six Ways the Motor City Is Thriving

National media accounts of Detroit's bankruptcy miss the growing industries, strong communities, and policy changes laying the foundation's for the city's recovery.