Topic: Democracy and Governance

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Event Date: 03/08/2018 - 1:30pm

In this webinar, Cecile Green from Round Sky Solutions starts by examining common issues that teams face with their founders or founding, long-standing members. We’ll look at a workable definition of “founder’s syndrome” as it relates to this larger group/team, including some of its key symptoms.

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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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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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