Legislation is pushing back against a waste-based economy by requiring companies to help customers fix their appliances and electronics.
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.
In an effort to counteract displacement in racially diverse neighborhoods, Seattle’s Equitable Development Initiative invests in community-led projects that aim to keep longtime residents in their neighborhoods.
From The Current Issue
“Doughnut economics” invites nature and social well-being into urban planning.
Residents face the threat of disasters, construction noise, and loss of control over their land.
A building offering affordable housing now stands as a symbol of trans self-reliance and resilience.
The U.S. finds itself in a different place and time than postwar Germany, but the challenge is similar.
A community in Colombia is ditching traditional capitalist models in order to build a collective future.
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