Topic: Politics and Power

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Event Date: 02/08/2017 (All day)

Register for the #Vision4BlackLives webinar series, starting Wednesday, February 8th at 7 EST.

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Posted on 9/20/16

The relationship between local governments and the social economy, was the focus of the Global Social Economy Forum, which took place earlier this month in Montreal, Quebec, a province where roughly 7% of the workforce is employed by a co-op or non-profit business and where public investment in the sector hovers around $100 Million CAD annually.

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teach-in
Event Date: 03/03/2016 (All day)

Join us for a weekend of community collaboration, cultural expression, engaging discussions and workshops with local leaders.

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Banner that says "Capitalism Isn't Working, Another World Is Possible" with an illustration of a long line of people marching in line together
Event Date: 11/09/2015 - 1:30pm

Does building a truly just, democratic and sustainable economy mean creating an entirely new system beyond capitalism—or can we reform capitalism to operate according to those values?

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ASBC Logo
Event Date: 09/29/2015 (All day)

The 2015 Summit brings together responsible business leaders from across the country to influence the policies that will help make the American economy more vibrant and just.

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US Social Forum
Event Date: 06/24/2015 (All day)

The US Social Forum (USSF) is a space to come up with the peoples’ solutions to the economic and ecological crisis. NEC is collaborating with a number of partners on a People's Movement Assembly on June 27 in Philadelphia that will be focused on the solidarity economy. More details to follow.

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A woman wearing rubber gloves and a sanitary cap stands holding a clipboard inside a large greenhouse, with a number of plants just starting to sprout.
Posted on 4/23/15

We currently face two equally urgent and significant crises: rising inequality and climate change. Rising inequality is not only morally unacceptable; it hinders economic growth. Climate change is occurring at a faster rate than other time in history and is already impacting every part of the country with low-income communities and communities of color getting hit first and most hard.

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A large rally. People are holding up signs, the most prominent of which read "Reclaim America" and "No Bonuses for Big Banks"
Posted on 4/23/15

By working together, we can build the next great progressive movement to take back our government and create the kind of just and sustainable economy in which we want to live and work.

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Protesters holding signs and banners walking down a New York City street. In the center of the crowd is a giant puppet.
Posted on 4/22/15

In his article entitled “What’s the Role of Race in the New Economy Movement?” author Penn Loh argues that people of color have a foundational role to play in the establishment of a new economy because the very idea of a new economy has arisen from a discontentment with the injustices of the present system, of which people of color have borne a disproportionate share of the burden.