Monthly Archives: June 2019

Democratizing Finance: Origins of the Community Development Finance Movement

Book Review: For those of us working to build the co-op economy in the U.S., Community Development Financial Institutions, or CDFIs, are strategically vital players in making more cooperation happen. While being keenly aware of the importance of CDFIs, I … Continue reading

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“Wellbeing Economy Governments” (WEGo)

From: Martin Oetting, Omnipolis <martin, Berlin Last November, the governments of Scotland, New Zealand and Iceland publicly launched the “Wellbeing Economy Governments“ initiative (short: “WEGo“) at an OECD forum in South Korea. The idea of the project: governments collaborating on … Continue reading

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Degrowth vs. the Green New Deal – Briarpatch Magazine

The May/June 2019 issue of Briarpatch is an excellent compilation of articles on a Just Transition. I highly recommend it. Subscribe at http://briarpatchmagazine.com/subscribe or call 1-866-431-577 By Aaron Vansintjan The Green New Deal has gone mainstream. The idea is to … Continue reading

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The Green New Deal: Whither Capitalism?

Socialist Project Toronto, Developing Economics Blog, UK, New School for Social Research, New York, June 7, 2019 Excerpts from a longer read by Güney Işıkara and Ying Chen To Grow or Degrow? Or Is There a Third Way? The way … Continue reading

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Canadian NGOs launch a “Pact for a Green New Deal”

Canadian NGOs have launched a “Pact for a Green New Deal.” Will they build the movement that’s needed to win real changes? Socialist labor activist David Camfield, author of We Can Do Better: Ideas for Changing Society, says only a “a social … Continue reading

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