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Why Is India Still Poor?
by Ashish Kothari, Aseem Shrivastavaposted Jun 18, 2012
- India’s development was supposed to be an economic success story. What we can learn from what actually happened.
Homes That Survived the Crash
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 13, 2012
- While Wall Street players used home finance to make mega-profits for the 1 percent, local banks and community land trusts got people into decent, secure, affordable homes.
Cheaper Together: How Neighbors Invest in Community
by Miriam Axel-Lute, John Emmeus Davis, Harold Simonposted Jun 13, 2012
- Cooperative financing and community land trusts keep rents affordable and homeownership within reach.
Wisconsin’s Uprising: It’s Not Over
by Andy Krollposted Jun 11, 2012
- The recall failed. So what’s next for the Cheddar Revolution?
From Sitting In to Taking Over: A Worker-Owned Cooperative at Republic Windows and Doors
by Yana Kunichoffposted Jun 04, 2012
- Once a symbol of worker mistreatment and the failures of the financial system, the famous Chicago factory may soon be run cooperatively by its workers.
The Other Side of Gainful Unemployment
by Shannon Hayesposted May 31, 2012
- The downsides of doing it all.
Lessons for Building Lively Local Economies
by Grace Boggsposted May 29, 2012
- Grace Boggs on what she learned at the 2012 BALLE conference.
Treaty Like It’s 1999: Connecting the Dots on Trade
by Raj Patelposted May 25, 2012
- From Japan, Raj Patel on the expansion of the Trans-Pacific trade agreement and the homegrown battle to stop it.
The Rise of the New Economy Movement
by Gar Alperovitzposted May 23, 2012
- There’s economic reform, and then there’s economic transformation. How entrepreneurs, activists, and theorists are laying the groundwork for a very different economy.
Fighting Foreclosure Together
by Laura Gottesdienerposted May 21, 2012
- The demand for housing justice is bringing activists from different ideologies together to fight—and win—against foreclosures.
The Perks of Being Gainfully Unemployed
by Shannon Hayesposted May 18, 2012
- Is job security real security? Shannon Hayes makes the case for diversifying your income.
Endowment Activism: How Students Can Move Big Money
by Martha van Gelderposted May 17, 2012
- Think broke students have no power to influence Wall Street? Think again.
Spanish Indignados Return to City Squares
by Ter Garciaposted May 15, 2012
- Tens of thousands celebrated the 15M movement’s birthday in cities across Spain.
The Bank Vs. America Showdown
by Mark Englerposted May 11, 2012
- In shareholders’ meetings and in the streets, how 99% Power is taking on Bank of America.
Mobile Slaughterhouses Help Meat Go Local
by Katherine Gustafsonposted May 10, 2012
- Scarcity of certified processing facilities is one reason the meat industry is so consolidated—so farmer Bruce Dunlop invented a mobile slaughterhouse.