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A group of activists in Oregon wants polluters to pay residents for using their air. I spoke with Camila Thorndike, director of Oregon Climate, about this unusual effort to put a price on carbon.
Nathan Schneider | Dec 9, 2015
The flourishing of farmers markets and credit unions demonstrates a longing for business that serves the common good. Can it infiltrate the Amazon-dominated, Uberized Internet?
Next year, residents will vote on replacing the Affordable Care Act with ColoradoCare, a plan that works like a cooperative. In a purple state like this, it just might work.
Nathan Schneider | Oct 23, 2015
Holacracy aims to liberate workers from micromanagement by replacing bosses with code-like rules modeled on computer programming.
Nathan Schneider | Oct 1, 2015
“We need to expand the civil-rights struggle to a higher level—to the level of human rights.”
Nathan Schneider | Oct 8, 2014
Movements for economic justice and equality are rarely flush with cash. But "cryptocurrencies" like Bitcoin might stand to change the rules in their favor.
Nathan Schneider | Apr 15, 2014
A few months ago, India's Aam Aadmi Party was a curiosity; now, it’s a call for pro-democracy movements elsewhere to step up their game.
Nathan Schneider | Jan 23, 2014
Real anarchists aren't just for abolition of the state. They're for a society in which ordinary people can freely and democratically govern themselves.
Nathan Schneider | Oct 4, 2013
At work behind almost any great social movement is an engine of counter-economy.
Nathan Schneider | Jan 16 2018
There could be a different financial system, one where debt allows us to honor our freedom rather than our servitude.
Nathan Schneider | Sep 21 2015