Topic: Economic Justice

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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 hand-painted wooden sign reading "Egleston Community Orchard" hung on a metal fence. Inside the fence are a number of green plants.
Posted on 4/23/15

Reclaiming our Commons requires coming together as a community.

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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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Protesters holding signs and banners walking down a New York City street. In the center of the crowd is a giant puppet.
Posted on 4/22/15

In his article entitled “What’s the Role of Race in the New Economy Movement?” author Penn Loh argues that people of color have a foundational role to play in the establishment of a new economy because the very idea of a new economy has arisen from a discontentment with the injustices of the present system, of which people of color have borne a disproportionate share of the burden.

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Colorful mural of civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer holding an umbrella, featuring the quote "I am sick and tired of being sick and tired"
Posted on 4/22/15

Both in precedent and principle, we should consider rejecting the nomenclature and notion that there is anything truly new about the New Economy movement.

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Event Date: 09/19/2015 - 1:30pm

Join us for a day of celebration and exploration of the new economy.

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