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Solidarity Economy – What it is and Why we need it! [Webinar Recording]

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4AV2p4FsBI The California Progressive Alliance believes that a better California is possible by reclaiming our government from the corporate interests that have overshadowed the voice of the people. The US Solidarity Economy Network has developed a candidate questionnaire to advance 5 key policy proposals that can help us achieve our goals: Worker-Owned Cooperatives, Public Banking, Participatory Budgeting, Community Land Trusts, and Local Energy. Join California Progressive Alliance in conversation with David Cobb and Emily Kawano. David Cobb is a...

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Progressive Groups are Launching a Movement to Create a Public Bank in New York City

By A.P. Joyce via Mic New York City — Could the city best known as the home of Wall Street divest from major corporate banks and start its own public bank? That’s the vision that a new network of activist groups hope see in the near future. On Tuesday, a coalition of progressive organizations in New York City gathered in front of the New York Stock Exchange to launch a new effort to get the city to divest from Wall Street...

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