“It’s like a radical new economy, except of course it’s an old economy that has been around forever.”
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The American Rescue Plan offers a lot of fixes to long-term issues affecting American families. That’s why they shouldn’t be allowed to expire in a year.
Because of their unorthodox ownership structures, cooperatively owned businesses don’t fit neatly into most lenders’ boxes. So one group decided to build their own source of funding.
A post-petroleum transition plan.
“Doughnut economics” invites nature and social well-being into urban planning.
Businesses owned by people of color are particularly vulnerable to the economic impacts of COVID-19. So this year, consider ditching the big corporations and opt for patronizing these small businesses instead.
A post-pandemic world will call for a more activist, community-centered approach to global development.
Gig workers like flexibility, but get no benefits. Employees get the reverse (usually). There’s a better way with platform cooperatives.
Prioritizing short-term profits over everything else has created a system that is consuming itself to extinction. Here’s what an economy that valued human life and the planet would look like.
The COVID-19 outbreak is the planet’s way of telling us to do better, both in the environment and in the economy.
The Aloha State is working towards establishing a new, more equitable post-pandemic normal for vulnerable communities.
It’s all about the incentives and weighing risks: Staying home has to be more attractive than going out.
A long history of racism has prevented many Black folks from owning land or homes—making it harder to accrue wealth and pass it on to future generations.
The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt communities all over Mexico. But a network of Indigenous artisans is finding a way to survive during the shutdown.