Topic: Democracy and Governance

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Illustration of a family standing in front of a futuristic city, featuring solar panels, high-speed rail lines and a mix of residential and commercial businesses. Other people are visible in the city.
Posted on 5/20/15

Working to build a new economy from the bottom up will require a lot of experimentation. Having a long-term vision can help make sure such new experiments open the door to even more transformative change in how the economy works.

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Two people stand in front of a chalkboard reading "Solidarity,"
Posted on 4/23/15

Signs of deep economic changes are slowly taking place across the United States, focusing on cooperative/solidarity economics.

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A large rally. People are holding up signs, the most prominent of which read "Reclaim America" and "No Bonuses for Big Banks"
Posted on 4/23/15

By working together, we can build the next great progressive movement to take back our government and create the kind of just and sustainable economy in which we want to live and work.

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Newsprint drawing of a large banner, reading "8 hours labour, 8 hours recreation, 8 hours rest"
Posted on 4/22/15

In the not-too distant future we can expect to see a rapid increase in structural unemployment as a result of increasing substitution of technology—including sophisticated robots—for human labor. A massive shift to new energy technologies can, in the short run, substitute for many jobs lost in the dirty fuel industries we must, and will, phase out.

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A group is young people is sitting around a map placed on a table, some drinking out of juice boxes. One holds a pencil and looks like he's preparing to mark it.
Posted on 4/22/15

We can learn a lot about what it takes to build a new economy by looking into the hidden histories of localism and cooperative economics in our own cities.

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