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Cooperative Home Care Associates' 2,300 workers enjoy good wages, regular hours, and family health insurance. With an investment of $1.2 million into the cooperative sector, New York City is hoping to build on the group's success.
Posted Aug 14, 2014
A new round of international trade agreements threatens to increase corporate power over national governments. But news out of Germany suggests the deals aren't inevitable.
Posted Aug 06, 2014
More than 60 counties, cities, and states—and some corporations—are reducing discrimination against former offenders by removing one small box from job applications.
Posted Jul 18, 2014
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.
Posted Jul 17, 2014
The town of Marinaleda, often called Spain's "communist utopia," is proof that an economy built on mutual aid is possible.
Posted Jul 16, 2014
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.
Posted Jul 02, 2014
New York City's newly approved budget allocates $1.2 million for developing and supporting worker-owned cooperative businesses.
Posted Jun 27, 2014
Communities that enjoy the economic benefits of wildlife tourism don’t harbor poachers.
Posted Jun 25, 2014
Activists built support for the ordinance by demonstrating that it would reduce poverty in the city.
Posted Jun 03, 2014
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.
Posted May 30, 2014
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.
Posted May 23, 2014
The popularity of a new book by French economist Thomas Piketty should be a wake-up call for politicians. If inequality sells in the stores, it will sell at the polls as well.
Posted May 22, 2014
We pored through a debt-resistance manual created by former Occupiers to bring you these practical tips.
Posted May 21, 2014
Making Social Security solvent in the long run isn't that hard. But who should bear the cost?
Posted May 21, 2014
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.
Posted May 19, 2014