The European Commission expects a tiny tax on financial transactions to raise an estimated $42 billion per year while discouraging purely speculative short-term trading.
The farmers working to build West Virginia’s local meat economy know that their fate relies on the success of the entire local meat ecosystem.
The initiative also prohibits the city from purchasing Walmart bonds in the future.
"Pretty soon they're using it to travel downtown and expand their understanding of the community they live in."
Thousands of workers may be at risk of chronic disease from the chemicals used to process coal—including MCHM, which recently contaminated the drinking water of nearly 300,000 West Virginia residents.
The fans hope to buy the team and make it into a nonprofit organization like the Green Bay Packers.
The people behind the project borrowed some tricks from ride-sharing apps like Lyft, but tweaked the details so the rides are free.
From slavery to Jim Crow to cities today, African-Americans have been leading the cooperative movement.
Movements for economic justice and equality are rarely flush with cash. But "cryptocurrencies" like Bitcoin might stand to change the rules in their favor.
We have plenty of low-income jobs, but fewer in the middle where we really need investment. How can we make sure public money is spent for the greater good?
The business in chemicals extracted from seaweed—predicted to be worth $7 billion by 2018—is emerging as a source of employment for rural women.
Mayor Chokwe Lumumba implemented only the first steps of his plan to address Jackson's extreme income inequality, which most seriously affected black residents. Now the city faces a choice between vastly different approaches to economic development.