A coalition of churches has achieved some successes in resisting and mitigating against rent gouging and displacement after Hurricane Ian.
Exploited sailors escaped to form egalitarian outlaw societies under the Jolly Roger.
A shift away from maximizing profits and to employee ownership can yield a more positive impact.
Cafe Euphoria isn’t just another co-op. Its trans and gender-nonconforming owners are pursuing a vision of radical equality.
The history of American communes is one of imperfect people trying to make a perfect place.
Here are the basic steps any company will need to go through to give workers ownership.
The pandemic has changed what we mean by “restaurant” to include market hybrids, more takeout, less brick-and-mortar—and more restaurants that want to upend the hierarchy that defines dining out.
T-shirt entrepreneurs-turned-farmers are turning an abandoned elementary school into a community hub.
The Grubhub model is here to stay. But community-based delivery services could be lifelines for small restaurants battling huge commission fees.
Alternative currencies can be a vehicle for local power and justice.
Changing ownership and wealth distribution, even at a small scale, presents a model for how to ultimately address the climate crisis.
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 community in Colombia is ditching traditional capitalist models in order to build a collective future.
As climate change threatens rainfed farming, millets offer a way to achieve food, financial, and environmental security.
Brazilian women are breaking into politics by joining together in collective candidacies, which allow politicians to build stronger coalitions and push for progressive change.
Gig workers like flexibility, but get no benefits. Employees get the reverse (usually). There’s a better way with platform cooperatives.
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.
Due to the coronavirus, dairy producers are dumping thousands of gallons of milk every day. But these New Jersey dairy farmers have a better system.
It’s time to think big about housing. No more evictions and foreclosures. Rent and mortgage cancellation on a grand scale. Twelve million new green housing units in the next 10
What do we mean when we talk about “socialism”? Here are ten things about its theory, practice, and potential that you need to know.
The trans and undocumented Latinas who started the Mirror Beauty Cooperative want it to be a model for equal pay and worker-ownership.
Thanks to a union of land cooperatives, people in Puebla have food sovereignty and education in Nahuatl instead of mega-projects and a Walmart.