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What is the solidarity economy?

A global movement to put people and planet over profits.

A set of principles, practices, and institutions that provide real alternatives to capitalism.

A system where all of the things a community needs are controlled and governed by everyday people.

A framework rooted in participatory democracy, cooperation, solidarity, and respect for the earth.

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Co-ops Not Cops, Largest Strike in World History & Rich Kids Against Capitalism

In this week’s New Economy Roundup, we’re talking about the intersections of cooperation and abolition, the historic general strike in India, how organizers are using direct action to build community control of housing, how you can support worker-owned business this...

New Economy Roundup: Solidarity in the Crisis, Local Elections Wins, Give to the Solidarity Economy

This week we’re talking about why the COVID crisis calls for a solidarity economy, local wins for economic democracy, mutual aid hurricane recovery in Central America, the imperialist origins of the US constitution, and how you can support our network. Stories from...

New Economy Roundup: Democracy Defense, Public Banking Act, Land as Commons

As we wait to see the full results and impacts of this week’s election, in this week’s New Economy Roundup, we’re sharing resources on how to defend the elections now and build democracy beyond elections moving forward. We’re also talking about the new Public Banking...

New Economy Roundup: #CoopsVote, Evict the Landlords, Mental Health

In this week’s New Economy Roundup, we’re talking about building democracy beyond elections, how tenants are evicting their landlords, the youth building agroecology movements in Latin America, and it’s #RadicalRealEstate week!

New Economy Roundup: Indigenous Sovereignty Now, Mutual Aid 101, Latinx Co-op Power

In this week’s New Economy Roundup, we’re talking about policy tools to advance Indigenous sovereignty and land return, how to set up a mutual aid fund, new research about Latinx Co-ops, an upcoming event with the Rising Majority to put capitalism and white supremacy on trial, and more.

New Economy Roundup: Justice for Breonna, Public Pharma, Just Recovery & Solidarity Economy 101

In this week’s New Economy Roundup, we’re talking about justice for Breonna Taylor, why big pharma exacerbates racial health inequities and how democratic public ownership offers a remedy, cooperative approaches to education and childcare, an intro to the solidarity economy, and lessons about just recovery and community-led disaster relief on the third anniversary of Hurricane Maria.

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