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Solidarity Economy 101 Slides

The Resist and Build Education Circle developed a Solidarity Economy 101 workshop, with significant contributions from Emily Kawano, Mike Strode, David Ferris, and April Taylor. Hundreds of people from across the United States and the world have participated in various versions of this workshop. We...

Solidarity Economy – What & Why [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...

System Change: A Basic Primer to the Solidarity Economy

by Emily Kawano and Julie MatthaeiOriginally published on Nonprofit QuarterlyThe COVID-19 pandemic has upended our world. It has laid bare the inequity, the limits, and the failures of capitalism. The door to a better future beyond capitalism, already cracked open by the Great Recession, has...

Solidarity Economy: Building an Economy for People and Planet

A paper by Emily Kawano for The Next System We stand at the brink of disaster. The fragilities of the 2008 global economic meltdown remain, prompting warnings of another financial collapse from the likes of billionaire financier George Soros and the International Monetary Fund. Inequality in...

How To Build a New World

How to Build a New World in the Shell of the Old Every city has its graveyard of nonprofits, cooperatives, social clubs, and community centers. Without a strategic vision, local projects cannot possibly amount to a systemic alternative to capitalism. The latest contribution from the SYMBIOSIS...

Atlas of Utopias

"Utopia lies at the horizon. When I draw nearer by two steps, it retreats two steps. If I proceed ten steps forward, it swiftly slips ten steps ahead. No matter how far I go, I can never reach it. What, then, is the purpose of...

Introducing the FairShares Model V3.0

via P2P Foundation The FairShares Model enables you to (re)design companies, cooperatives, associations and partnerships to fully recognise and reward enterprise founders, workforce members and users/customer who invest natural, human, social, intellectual, manufactured and financial capital. We recognise that wealth is generated by stewarding nature to enhance human skills and capabilities, building relationships between people, enabling them to...
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