Topic: Labor and Work

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Published January 2017

In this episode of Upstream, we explore the Solidarity Economy through expert interviews, stories, and rich sound design.

Featuring:
​— Michael Ventura
— Caroline Woolard
— Michael Lewis
— Pat Conaty 
— Jessica Gordon Nembard
— Biba Schoenmaker (Breadfunds)
— Stuart Field (Breadfunds UK)
— Jos Veldhuizen (Broodfonds)

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Published September 2017

In this episode, we continue our exploration of the exciting and contentious idea of Universal Basic Income.

Featuring:

— Juliana Bidadanure (Stanford)
— Doug Henwood (Jacobin)
— Rutger Bregman
— Kathi Weeks
— Erik Olin Wright
— Richard Wolff
— Matt Bruenig
— Martin Kirk
— Manda Scott
— Sofa Gradin

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Event Date: 06/22/2018 (All day)

Over 700 people across the new economy movement will join in St. Louis, MO to connect with one another, share our resources, and demonstrate our power in creating systems that truly meet the needs of our communities.

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Published April 2017

The Movement for Black Lives released last year a comprehensive platform, including an economic plank that discusses various opportunities for the economic development of black communities. This Transform Finance Investor Network webinar is led by Cathy Albisa, Director of NESRI, and Rashad Jamal Buni of the Black Youth Project.

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Published July 2015

A conversation about capitalism with two brilliant minds, Cornel West and Richard D. Wolff, together in a rare joint appearance.

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Published July 2017

Throw out what you think you know about economics. This week, self-described "renegade economist" Kate Raworth of Oxford University, explains how to think like a reality based economist, and two eco-feminists, one from South Africa, the other Mauritius, share a chat under a tree about Marx, feminism and life on the planet.

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Published January 2017

Under the Trump regime, we'll certainly have to be on the defense to protect the communities most likely to be attacked -- but we'll also have to build powerful, alternative models where POC, Muslim, undocumented, disabled, and queer folks have leadership.

 

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Published January 2016

This document is the syllabus for the Center for Family Life's 6-session "Implementers" training on worker cooperative development for other community-based organizations. This syllabus generally follows the "Planners" training.

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Published June 2016

This Cooperative Curriculum Overview includes the description and objectives of fundamental trainings for worker cooperative founding members, based on the Center for Family Life's development approach.

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Published August 2017

Policies for Shareable Cities is the first policy handbook of its kind. It includes over 30 recommended policies for how cities should regulate the true sharing economy in the areas of food, work, housing, and transportation.

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