A Community Renaissance in Greensboro

A Community Renaissance in Greensboro

‘This post was originally published at neweconomyweek.org.In Northeast Greensboro, residents just want a grocery store.In the late 1990's the local Winn Dixie that had served the neighborhoods around Philips Avenue for many years closed down. Winn Dixie and...
Another World Emerging? Well, Maybe

Another World Emerging? Well, Maybe

‘This post was originally published at neweconomyweek.org.Signs of deep economic changes are slowly taking place across the United States, focusing on cooperative/solidarity economics.This is a potent moment, but to take full advantage of it we must embrace new...
Reclaiming Our Commons: Egleston Community Orchard

Reclaiming Our Commons: Egleston Community Orchard

‘This post was originally published at neweconomyweek.org.How can we support neighborhoods, cities, towns, and regions as the fertile ground for the kind of economy we need? How do we understand our relationship to the places we live?Reclaiming our Commons...
Embracing A Long Term Agenda For a New Economy

Embracing A Long Term Agenda For a New Economy

‘This post was originally published at neweconomyweek.org.On a crisp autumn day in 2012, I joined a group of pastors and community leaders from the Illinois-Indiana Regional Organizing Network (IIRON) at a church on the south side of Chicago. We talked about the...