NEC is excited to announce a new partnership withThe Media Consortium(TMC)andThe Laura Flanders Show. Together, we are coordinating the New Economies Reporting Project, an effort to support journalists who are interested in covering new economy stories in the US and Canada.
In last week’s roundup, we talked about some of the exciting events NEC is a part of this coming week. We are highlighting systemic solutions to the environmental crisis at The People’s Climate Movement (PCM) as well as participating in The Majority’s “Beyond the Moment” campaign with the Movement for Black Lives for May Day mass mobilizations - find an event near you with this map. Read more below and let us know how you’re getting involved on Twitter - tag us @NewEconomics!
April is shaping up to be a big month for resistance and solidarity-building. Between the upcoming Tax March, March for Science, People’s Climate Mobilization, and Beyond the Moment (the latter two are campaigns NEC is proud to partner on), there are countless opportunities to organize and stand up for your community. Read on to learn more about what’s happening and how to get involved!
Whether you consider yourself an economic veteran or novice, now is the time to uncover the economic graffiti that lingers in all of our minds and, if you don’t like what you find, scrub it out; or, better still, paint it over with new images that far better serve our needs and times.
In this week’s roundup, we’re talking about reparations -- and a real world example of how they might work. Plus: The US can learn a thing or two from Quebec’s booming co-op economy, the war being enacted on the planet, and #BuyTwitter is up for a vote! There are lots of events and energy coming up in the month of April - are we missing anything? Write us!
PS - Don’t forget to find us on Instagram at @NewEconomyCoalition and tag us on stories in your community where a New Economy is being built!
In this week’s roundup, we’re talking about how anti-racist organizers in Seattle led a successful prison divest campaign, the internationally growing movement towards Community Land Trusts, and the role of collaborative organizing amidst Greece’s ongoing fiscal crisis. Plus: Check out the latest report from NEC member The Next System Project on how our economic system and unpaid care work contribute to gender inequality.
In this week’s roundup, we’re sharing some case studies from our members. Among them, PolicyLink’s interview with Cooperation Jackson about their work in an increasingly hostile political climate; and the work of Project Equity in helping boomers convert their businesses into worker-owned co-ops.
It's up to us to keep fighting. Here you'll find updates on the latest executive orders and movement responses. Plus, some tools from our members on how we continue to build alternatives while resisting heinous policies.
In this week’s roundup we’re talking about healthcare: what’s at stake and some possible solutions. We’ve also included two case studies -- from Detroit and Boston -- of communities stepping up and redefining the urban food economy. Plus: We’re co-hosting a gathering - "We Are The Warmth” - next month in New York City!