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.”
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“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.