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New Yorkers make some noise to show appreciation to healthcare workers due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Manhattan, New York City, United States on April 8, 2020. (Photo: Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
Pandemic Response Requires Post-Growth Economic Thinking
The end of growth is painful. We had a foretaste of it in 2008, but the current crisis promises to be much worse.
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"The next wave of infrastructure spending cannot be business as usual," Poole writes. "The Green Stimulus plan offers a necessary framework for getting this right." Views
Infrastructure and a Green Stimulus: Why We Must Organize Before Congress Acts
Even without a Donald Trump in the White House, we know from past experience what an infrastructure bill coming out of Congress would look like absent overwhelming grassroots pressure.
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"With global capitalism superimposed on the traditional nation-based political order," argues White, "the world lacks overarching governance capacity, in general, with the chartering mismatch a key case in point. The global-national contradiction suggests an important strategic prong for the redesign movement: transnational control of transnational corporations." (Image: Wikimedia Commons) Views
The People of the World Need a Much Better Way to Curtail the Power of Multi-National Corporations
The seeds of a transformative corporate governance redesign movement, already sown, have sprouted and are ready to spread across the world.
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Communities across the U.S. are taking network construction into their own hands. (Photo: T.Dallas/Shutterstock.com) Views
Cities and States Take Up the Battle for an Open Internet and Municipal Broadband
A different vision of how the internet could operate is already taking shape across the United States.
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We Have a Decision to Make. Change the System or Face Climate Catastrophe
We have a choice between a better world that will be climate-just , or a world of injustice, suffering, and species collapse.
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A small group of independent drivers and supporters protest against Uber and other app-based ride-hailing companies near the Wall Street Charging Bull, May 8, 2019 in New York City. The protests in more than a dozen cities come ahead of Uber's anticipated Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) which could put the ride-hailing firm's calculation as high as $91.5 billion. Drivers are seeking higher wages and better rights as employees. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Views
Uber Drivers Strike As Execs Make Millions Off IPO
Rideshare drivers around the world strike for better pay and working conditions from the multi-billion dollar company
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Tipping Point: In Historic First, US Renewables Made More Electricity Than Coal in April
The sun is shining and the wind is blowing on the U.S. energy grid
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An investor views the stock index at a securities company on May 30, 2007 in Nanjing, China. Capitalism's defenders, writes Wolff, "clearly want the basic system to continue. But exactly what is the system?" (Photo: China Photos/Getty Images) Views
Yes, We Can do Better Than Capitalism
By democratizing our workplaces, we can supplant the dominant ecomomic system which cannot escape its intrinsic exploitation of labor
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"I'm a Capitalist," Says Warren…But Why?
Let's drop the dead-end debate of capitalism versus socialism and focus on choosing terms that capture what we really mean—an open, fair, and accountable market essential to real democracy.
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Antidotes to Brutal Capitalism? Some Hidden in Plain Sight
Across the country, Americans in all walks of life are creating companies with business models driven by social purpose, not just their own pocketbook priorities.
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