Topic: Democracy and Governance

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Published August 2020

Ten years ago, in August 2010, several dozen U.S. billionaires led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett pledged to give away at least half of their wealth before their death. Many have donated considerable sums to charities and foundations since then. But as a group, these billionaires have seen their fortunes skyrocket in the decade since the so-called Giving Pledge was launched.

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Event Date: 07/28/2020 - 12:00pm

Learn how the economic crisis created by Covid-19 makes having a visionary strategy essential.

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Event Date: 07/09/2020 - 2:00pm

Schumacher Center In celebration of 40 years of the Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures,Schumacher Center are highlighting the work of past speakers and asking for updates of their earlier remarks in light of recent events.

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Event Date: 07/09/2020 - 11:00am

Join CoLab and anarchist activist Michael Loadenthal as we explore how we can develop strategies to counter repression in online spaces.

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Published May 2020

State of the Dream 2020: Building a Fair Economy at the Intersections makes clear that entrenched racism and sexism is sustaining yawning economic inequities in the U.S. This well-rounded report features research, stories, interviews and a practical resource through a popular education workshop exercise that helps us fight for a fair economy and ensures all of us can thrive.

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Published May 2020

Civil society organisations, trade unions, and local authorities are crafting new templates for how to expand democratic public ownership to all levels of society and opening up new routes to community-led and climate conscious public services.

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Event Date: 05/14/2020 (All day)

Join solidarity economy historians and organizers to get grounded in the ways our ancestors built and resisted, and begin to strategize how mutualism and cooperation might apply in our communities during times of economic crisis and pandemic.

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Published April 2020

“Owning the Future” coauthors Jonty Leibowitz and Neil McInroy outline a COVID-19 economic recovery plan capable of ushering in a new era of community wealth building in the United Kingdom.

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Event Date: 01/23/2020 - 6:00pm

Join for an evening discussion between movement leaders about how to build sustainable power from the bottom up.

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Event Date: 01/27/2020 - 12:00pm

In this workshop, we will walk you through the sample governance agreement for a cohousing community (which, for the most part, will apply to many other contexts as well).

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