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!
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.
This organization and our movement would not exist as it is today without Elandria Williams. As this network and the solidarity economy movement in the United States has evolved, Elandria has accompanied us every step of the way with crystal clear vision, deep faith, and unrelenting passion.
In this week’s roundup, we’re talking about healthcare platform co-ops, the impact of community owned land, and more.
Plus, we are hosting a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) about tech democracy tomorrow, Friday September 1st at 1:00 pm EST as part of #NowWeOwn. Join us and ask experts and activists anything how communities can take back their internet from monopolies like Comcast and Verizon. Read more about it below.
This week, we launched #NowWeOwn, a campaign to make visible how our communities are owning up right now and taking control of everything from their jobs and their neighborhoods, to the internet and the banks.
At the NEC’s Annual Meeting, representatives from a half-dozen formed a Rural Electric Co-op Working Group to support one another and the broader movement in developing strategies to help communities transform their rural electric co-ops into pillars of the New Economy. This month, we were thrilled to hear that the working group has received a $25,000 grant from Solidaire as part of their Movement R&D Fund.
In this week’s roundup: DIY democracy, lessons from Germany’s Energiewiend, and the Pennsylvania town that put a right to clean air and water on the books! Plus: Check out the latest articles from our New Economy Reporting Project Fellows!
In this week’s roundup we’re exploring models of sustainability: from growing kelp to a farm that combines land-trusts, CSA’s, and community currency in one place. Plus: a toolkit for building equitable cities.