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Emily Kawano: Seven Ways to Build the Solidarity Economy

We can transform capitalism by encouraging the ‘better angels of our nature.’ (Photo: Flickr/Cogdogblog. CC BY 2.0.) . The solidarity economy is a global movement to build a post-capitalist world … Continue reading

September 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sarah Aziza: Worker Cooperatives Offer Real Alternatives to Trump’s Retrograde Economic Vision

   . Announcing his presidency in 2016, Donald Trump promised the nation that he’d become “the greatest job president God ever created.” His plan to accomplish this rested on a … Continue reading

May 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sarah van Gelder: Feeling Burned Out? When We Gather, We Get Energized

If it feels like you and the people you know have no say over what happens in Washington, D.C., that’s not an illusion. Research shows that ordinary people have close … Continue reading

January 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Kevon Painter: The Incredible Power of a Potluck

Dinner table gatherings help to build cultural ties and tear down political walls. Tomatoes crushed by hand, simmered into a large Dutch oven, with garlic, salt, and pepper to flavor. … Continue reading

December 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Michael Simms: Saul Alinsky’s 13 strategies to take your community back from Trump

Saul Alinsky (1909 – 1972) is generally considered to be the founder of modern American community organizing. Alinsky focused on improving the living conditions of poor communities across America, especially the … Continue reading

February 25, 2017 · 6 Comments

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