Topic: Politics and Public Policy

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Event Date: 07/16/2018 - 6:00pm

The successes of Ada Colau and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's electoral campaigns demonstrate the promise of a bold political vision, an antidote to the far-right forces on the rise across the world. At this event, Colau and Ocasio-Cortez will engage in a conversation about their personal trajectories, the opportunities for social movements to run candidates for elected office, the limitations that arise once within those institutions, and the urgent need to challenge the status quo definition of what is possible.

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Published February 2018

Local Bites is a podcast that tracks ideas and initiatives that resist corporate power, renew place-based economies, and preserve human and ecological well-being. Our goal is to feature the voices of activists and visionaries from all around the world who are driving creative grassroots initiatives that demonstrate the power of 'going local'.

Event
Event Date: 02/28/2018 - 9:00pm

Join Resource Generation for a free webinar about redistributing wealth as young wealthy people against the #TaxScamBill. The #TaxScamBill — authored by wealthy politicians and hoards of lobbyists to benefit themselves, the richest Americans, and corporations — ensures that wealth will be further consolidated among a few, including progressive young people with access to wealth and class privilege and our families.

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Published February 2018

Key resources from NEON on sysytems and power, leadership, campaigns and more for campaigners, activists, and organizers.

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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)

Resource
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

Resource
Published November 2013

This report explores the concept of the green economy as a potential solution to
multiple challenges including climate change, biodiversity loss, resource
scarcity, and financial instability

Resource
Published June 2017

A podcast interview between John Farrell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and Amicus Solar Cooperative President Stephen Irvin.

Event
Event Date: 04/11/2018 (All day)

Join PolicyLink in Chicago April 11 – 13 as we explore the complexity and urgency of building a multiracial coalition at this pivotal moment for our nation.

Resource
Published March 2014

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance's John Farrell interviews New Era Colorado's executive director Stephen Fenberg on Boulder, Colorado and municipalization.

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