Local Bites is a podcast that tracks ideas and initiatives that resist corporate power, renew place-based economies, and preserve human and ecological well-being. Our goal is to feature the voices of activists and visionaries from all around the world who are driving creative grassroots initiatives that demonstrate the power of 'going local'.
A documentary episode on Worker Cooperatives, focusing on the topics of economic democracy, racial and social justice, and collectivist vs capitalistic values.
Featuring: Richard Wolff, Gopal Dayaneni, Doria Robinson, Najari Smith, and more.
Learn about: the worker co-op movement's development over the last few years newly-released data on successes and growth in employee ownership how the worker cooperative movement is raising money for the people and by the people, and exciting policy developments in the last year.
Key resources from NEON on sysytems and power, leadership, campaigns and more for campaigners, activists, and organizers.
In this episode of Upstream, we explore the Solidarity Economy through expert interviews, stories, and rich sound design.
— Michael Ventura
— Caroline Woolard
— Michael Lewis
— Pat Conaty
— Jessica Gordon Nembard
— Biba Schoenmaker (Breadfunds)
— Stuart Field (Breadfunds UK)
— Jos Veldhuizen (Broodfonds)
In this episode, we continue our exploration of the exciting and contentious idea of Universal Basic Income.
— Juliana Bidadanure (Stanford)
— Doug Henwood (Jacobin)
— Rutger Bregman
— Kathi Weeks
— Erik Olin Wright
— Richard Wolff
— Matt Bruenig
— Martin Kirk
— Manda Scott
— Sofa Gradin
This report explores the concept of the green economy as a potential solution to
multiple challenges including climate change, biodiversity loss, resource
scarcity, and financial instability
A podcast interview between John Farrell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and Amicus Solar Cooperative President Stephen Irvin.
This webinar covers models for divestment campaigns in cities, tools for individuals and non-profits to move their money, and resources to move capital as an individual or part of a campaign
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance's John Farrell interviews New Era Colorado's executive director Stephen Fenberg on Boulder, Colorado and municipalization.