The US Social Forum (USSF) is a space to come up with the peoples’ solutions to the economic and ecological crisis. NEC is collaborating with a number of partners on a People's Movement Assembly on June 27 in Philadelphia that will be focused on the solidarity economy. More details to follow.
Rooting Opportunity will help practitioners explore a wide range of economic development partnerships that are advancing regional prosperity and se
Signs of deep economic changes are slowly taking place across the United States, focusing on cooperative/solidarity economics.
Reclaiming our Commons requires coming together as a community.
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.
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.
Both in precedent and principle, we should consider rejecting the nomenclature and notion that there is anything truly new about the New Economy movement.
Join us for a day of celebration and exploration of the new economy.