The U.S. economic system contributes to ongoing crises of addiction and mental health. The Scandinavians figured out the solutions decades ago.
As the coal industry declines, rural communities are seeking new economic stability—but prisons may not be the answer.
A coming wave of Baby Boomer retirements threatens the survival of many small businesses. This initiative is making employee-ownership a more viable option.
The new law promises to take taxpayer money back from Wall Street and reinvest it in communities.
Naomi Klein’s new book “On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal” is essential reading, but does it go far enough in confronting the grim realities we truly face?
In many rural areas, a lack of banking options has led to an increase in predatory lending. In eastern Kentucky, a new nonprofit is fighting back.
When capitalism supplanted communism in Mongolia, state-run co-ops disappeared and rural communities suffered. Now the herders are bringing back the practice for their own survival.
An economic system that serves everyone and the planet is necessary for our survival. Here are some guiding principles to get us there.
Co-op alternatives to Airbnb strive to offer short-term rentals that respect local communities.
“More and more artists started moving in, and we ended with the crazy, amazing mix of people in town.”