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 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.
This week we’re talking about the escalating climate emergencies across the country, the CDC eviction moratorium, and a radical new show on public television. Plus, an Indigenous-led food exchange network in Costa Rica, a Works Progress Administration for the people, funding for arts co-ops, today's Worker Cooperative Conference, and more.
This week we’re talking about calls to reclaim public medicine for public health, the 15th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, peer-to-peer lending, the upcoming Worker Co-op Conference, a new fund to support Black self-determination in the South, this week's NBA and WNBA strikes in defense of Black lives, and more.
This week we’re talking about legislation to make the ultra-wealthy pay for COVID-19 relief, growing people’s budget movements, plans for a feminist economic recovery, a new anti-facist platform co-op in Brazil, and more. Plus, Beautiful Solutions: a Toolbox for Liberation is available for pre-order!
In the spirit of collective care, NEC has closed our offices this week to recognize the impact that the pandemic and uprisings have had on our staff. Even though we’re out of the office, we still wanted to share a scaled-back Roundup with some of our favorite new economy stories from last week (7/16-7/23), new job listings, and upcoming events.
In the spirit of collective care, NEC is taking the week of July 27th off to recognize the impact that the pandemic and uprisings have had on our staff. NEC staff will not be responding to communications or posting to social media for this week. Thank you for your patience while we pause to prioritize rest and reflection over productivity in this moment.
This week we’re talking about models for reparations from the financial sector, renewed calls for rent cancellation and a People’s Bailout, a solidarity economy 101 primer, the Breathe Act and the upcoming Strike for Black Lives. We’re also celebrating our 2019-2020 cohort of New Economy Reporting Project fellows!
This week, we’re lifting up movements for land-based reparations and a Black commons, growing calls to cancel rent and pass a Green Stimulus package that addresses the dual crises of coronavirus and climate change, solidarity with Palestine, a new report on the racial wealth gap during COVID-19, and more.
We’re talking about M4BL's call to action over Juneteenth weekend, resources for abolition, community ownership of land, and a new policy toolkit about how we build a regenerative economy that starts with justice for Indigenous and Black communities.