A North Nashville market that showcases Black-owned small businesses helps invigorate their community.
Building an ecological civilization is the only way forward to saving both the planet and humanity. And time is running out.
Jason Tartt saw opportunity in the terraced hillsides of his native West Virginia, both for restoring the land and for other Black farmers.
A group of activists in the German capital are pushing an ambitious plan to eliminate private vehicles in the city center, an area twice as big as Manhattan.
The public banking movement is creating an opening wedge for the transfer of our financial system from private to public control.
The destruction of burial mounds in Detroit paralleled the displacement and genocide of Indigenous peoples throughout the United States.
The American Rescue Plan provided an opportunity for smaller communities to democratize their budgeting.
Renewable energy isn’t just a green business venture; it’s a way to support tribal self-determination and economic development.
“If it’s extractive in nature, you are absolutely unwelcome.”
“It’s like a radical new economy, except of course it’s an old economy that has been around forever.”
The people of Williamson, West Virginia, are rethinking how health care is provided in the community, starting with re-opening their closed hospital.
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.
Akron, Ohio's “shop local“ app has created half a million dollars of economic activity since it launched last summer. Now, Boston wants to capture some of that magic.
The 15-Minute City, an urban concept in which all basic needs can be satisfied with a 15-minute walk or bike ride, is catching on in the U.S. as an indirect reaction to the pandemic.
Supporting social justice organizations extends to the spaces they use. New approaches in design and community engagement help.
Bills have been introduced in several states that saw the pandemic recession as a clarion call for keeping their money at home.
An Indian biologist went door-to-door, listening and helping people develop livelihoods, to ultimately save an endangered species.
Construction waste is a huge polluter. An international experiment is hoping to reduce that waste to nothing.