Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT(image)
While the attack on peoples’ lives through social welfare cuts continues unabated, there has been no sign of accompanying cuts to corporate welfare.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:22:00 GMT(image)
Just like farmers, we cannot really know how big and copious the harvest will be, or when exactly it will come. But we keep seeding to help make the commons visible at different levels...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:06:49 GMT(image)
"People get buried in a blizzard of financial terms that obfuscates—makes opaque—what is going on, furthers the paradigm of, “We’ll just take care of you. Here are the reports—full of jargon and charts and analytics that are virtually meaningless to you."
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:03:00 GMT(image)
The Ford Foundation believes we have an obligation to strengthen capitalism. In fact we have a duty to transform it.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:42:00 GMT(image)
Time is money – so the saying goes. Now you can donate and even exchange your time to help people.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:36:00 GMT(image)
Is the Scottish government truly sparking a revolution through land reform?
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:06:00 GMT(image)
This week, senior executives of the oil and gas industry will be meeting at the Intercontinental Hotel in London for an exclusive conference named Oil & Money.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:29:00 GMT(image)
However, there is a much cheaper way to fund this $9 billion school debt. By borrowing from its own state-chartered, state-owned bank, the state could save over $10 billion – on a $9 billion loan.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:18:00 GMT(image)
Actually, in Silicon Valley, some engineers do still work with their hands, some people appreciate the beauty in broken things and some people help each other for free for the fun and good will of it. Here's a story of how that happened all at once for me.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:14:00 GMT(image)
There are currently an estimated 10 million employee owners in the U.S. What if that number grew to 50 million by 2050?
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:56:00 GMT(image)
Most of us resist new circumstance, and so the finest art is the skill (the cultivated humility) of accepting new circumstance (a rare skill) & then of the knowledgeable application of ancient morals to explain it.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:50:00 GMT(image)
The ideas of Henry George are still very relevant for economic theory.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:15:00 GMT(image)
Started in Sonoma County in 2010, the Community Resilience Challenge has grown into a national affair, including 800+ actions in Asheville, NC, among other ripples.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:57:00 GMT(image)
Looking for a ray of sunshine amidst seemingly endless news of the warming planet, global biodiversity loss, or ongoing war?
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:05:00 GMT(image)
Like an extended smashing of atoms, the 9-to-5 job market has shattered and splintered over the past 25 years in ways that have both liberated and trapped millions of workers.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:57:00 GMT(image)
Using patterns enables people to communicate common ideas about complex relationships more easily and to seamlessly combine theoretical research with its practical application.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:39:00 GMT(image)
For as long as there has been art, artists have worked together to support each others' projects and sustain their livelihoods.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:28:00 GMT(image)
City governments are shaping up as key actors accelerating worker co-op development.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 07:11:00 GMT(image)
The project amounts to a “mapping commons” whose freely available geographic data is invaluable to humanitarian responders to natural disasters and crises.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:20:56 GMT(image)
Here I propose a new term that might combine the advantages of the word degrowth with those of its more positive alternatives.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:58:00 GMT(image)
The emissions prizes of both a renewable economy and a circular economy are huge.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:46:00 GMT(image)
If both work and pleasure can be a walk or short cycle ride from our doors, then the energy demands of a culture will suddenly become much simpler and will also shrink.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:09:00 GMT(image)
You cannot think about the commons if you don’t ask yourself at the same time who creates them, who cares for them, who protects them and who reproduces them.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 10:00:00 GMT(image)
Degrowth is usually translated into German as “Postwachstum” (post growth) or “Wachstumsrücknahme” (reversing growth), but it can also be translated as “ausgewachsen” (grown up).
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:22:00 GMT(image)
We can choose to support businesses that actually make our communities more resilient rather than extracting local wealth and resources.