Topic: Economic Justice

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Published July 2015

North Dakota is the only state that has established a publicly owned bank: the Bank of North Dakota. This article looks at the benefits that a public bank has brought to the state.

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Published February 2015

A new investment co-op model lets communities own and develop their commercial spaces. Though new, this model holds potential for the many neighborhoods whose business districts are decaying, controlled by distant landlords or faraway retail chains.

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Published January 2016

A growing body of research is proving something that many people already know: locally owned businesses create communities that are more prosperous, connected, and generally better off across a wide range of metrics. This is a roundup of the findings that are putting numbers to the harms of bigness and the benefits of local ownership.

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Published August 2016

This report suggests that the decline of small businesses is owed in part to anticompetitive behavior by large, dominant corporations. This report presents three compelling reasons to bring a commitment to fair and open markets for small businesses back into public policy, and outlines specific steps to revive competition and small business.

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Published November 2016

Amazon has quietly positioned itself at the center of a growing share of our daily activities and transactions, extending its tentacles across our economy, and with it, our lives. In this report, ILSR pulls back the curtain on the company, and find that it's at the center of increasing inequality and diminishing opportunity.

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Published January 2016

LocalCatch.org is a community-of-practice from across North America that are committed to providing local, healthful, low-impact seafood via community supported fisheries and direct marketing arrangements in order to support healthy fisheries and the communities that depend on them. This map helps connect consumers to these seafood providers.

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Published January 2016

LocalCatch.org is a community-of-practice from across North America that are committed to providing local, healthful, low-impact seafood via community supported fisheries and direct marketing arrangements in order to support healthy fisheries and the communities that depend on them. This map helps connect consumers to these seafood providers.

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Published July 2017

We hope that this Resource Bank, created by members of the Power Shift Network, will help create an equitable, just, inclusive (and therefore stronger) movement for climate justice and justice for all, and provide concrete anti-oppression tools for anyone looking for concrete ways to center principles of justice and equity in their work.

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Published June 2010

At the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance, we believe that Who Fishes Matters. We've outlined 7 principles to keep in mind when buying seafood to benefit local fisherman, local marine ecosystems, and local economies.

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Published January 2007

We have unique CED resources - websites, publications, case studies, videos, and more - in our CED toolbox.

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