Topic: Democracy and Governance

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Published June 2017

A podcast interview between John Farrell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and Amicus Solar Cooperative President Stephen Irvin.

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Event Date: 03/08/2018 (All day)

Join more than 250 community leaders, government officials and staff, practitioners, researchers, funders, young leaders, and technologists to explore innovations that empower community members to make real decisions and directly participate in government.

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Event Date: 10/30/2017 - 2:00pm

Join equity leaders from around the country in Washington, DC, to discuss how we can advance efforts to ensure cities are places of opportunity for all.

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Published March 2016

Electric cooperatives have been the backbone of the nation's rural electrical system for more than 80 years. Their mission and business model now face more challenges than ever, from financial to contractual to basic member control. But the opportunity is equally great...

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Published April 2016

The electric utility monopoly is breaking up, but will renewable energy become another form of wealth extraction or will community renewable energy enable communities to capture their renewable power?

 

 

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Published September 2016

Conventional wisdom suggests the biggest wind and solar power plants will be cheapest, but where they deliver power, and who will own them, matters more.

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Published June 2017

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance's John Farrell interviews entrepreneur and lecturer Tony Seba about electric vehicles and renewable technology.

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Event Date: 10/17/2017 - 7:00pm

The Center for Partnership Studies presents a a free, public conversation that will describe what the four cornerstones of family, gender, economics and narratives can look like when grounded in the values of Partnership.

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Event Date: 10/04/2017 (All day)

New Economy project announces their 2017 Workshop Series! Each workshop brings together organizers from community base-building groups across New York City to learn from and with each other. This year’s sessions focus on strategies for building a just economy rooted in democracy, community self-determination, sustainability, racial justice and equity. Each session will address new economy organizing in the context of heightened attacks on our communities.

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Published March 2017

We're living in a time of economic babble, where politicians and economists throw out words like "reform," "privatize," and "austerity" to prop up corrupt capitalist opportunists. So says our guest this week, economist Michael Hudson, author of J is for Junk Economics.

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