This week we’re talking about the many ways NEC members help people build community, steward the land they depend on, and cooperate to serve their needs. From black youth in Chicago and artists in Mexico, to cooperative tech start-ups and community land trusts, our members are building power for people to own themselves.
This week we’re talking about the national climate emergency declared by the UK, how streetlight development in Michigan is building the future of energy democracy, and how one city plans to use cooperatives to solve the baby boomer retirement crisis.
This week we’re talking about the evolution of tech ownership, the system change needed for true reparations, and reflections on recent conversations of reactions and impacts of burning of well-known buildings.
This week we’re talking about John Oliver lifting up resident owned communities as a solution to rent hikes, corporations reckoning with their Nazi affiliated past, and how aboriginal people of Australia had their native title rights recognized.
This week we’re talking about building a mass movement for a just planet, what New York City can become without Amazon, the theme of the International Day of Cooperatives, Venezuela and scoring how state policies help or hinder local clean energy action.
This week we’re talking about a just transition to a new economy in post-coal Appalachia, how Black Lives Matter Louisville is organizing around housing in Kentucky and exciting new data from the US Federation for Worker Cooperatives & Democracy at Work Institute based on their first national study of the worker cooperative experience.