More than 60 counties, cities, and states—and some corporations—are reducing discrimination against former offenders by removing one small box from job applications.
The Appalachian Transition Fellows are young people who will spend this year building diverse job opportunities in the coal-country counties that need them most.
Though the model is new and small, it holds outsize potential for the many neighborhoods whose downtowns are controlled by faraway landlords or retail chains.
The town of Marinaleda, often called Spain's "communist utopia," is proof that an economy built on mutual aid is possible.
His new book, "What Then Must We Do?" imagines how a new economic system might actually emerge, from the bottom up, in the next few decades.
New York City's newly approved budget allocates $1.2 million for developing and supporting worker-owned cooperative businesses.
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.
We pored through a debt-resistance manual created by former Occupiers to bring you these practical tips.
Making Social Security solvent in the long run isn't that hard. But who should bear the cost?