Activists built support for the ordinance by demonstrating that it would reduce poverty in the city.
Farah Tanis learned that, of the women in poverty she worked with, 9 out of 10 had experienced violence—so she started a bartering network to help them survive.
Three months after the death of Jackson's radical mayor, the city's residents are working to make his vision of cooperative economics a reality.
The popularity of Piketty’s book should be a wake-up call for politicians. If inequality sells in the stores, it will sell at the polls as well.
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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 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.