As the gig economy proliferates, growing numbers are breaking away and creating their own work communities, based on a mix of autonomy and interdependence. Combating precarious economics and social isolation, freelancers are using new open-source technology and old-fashioned shoe leather organizing to create new ways to work and to work together.
Watch the film "Re-imagine the Future," which points to commoning and the need to involve the planet in all of our decisions as a central piece of the solution.
A widening chasm between what customers want and what Santa Fe’s electric utility delivers is bolstering a campaign to rejigger power production and distribution, possibly putting the city itself in charge.
Political power is tied to economic power, and we vote every day for the kind of world we want to live in with every dollar we spend and every purchase we make.
Living the Next Economy THE San Francisco Bay Area economic justice event of the year is NEXT WEEK! Through interactive, participatory activities, this year's convergence will shine a light on what’s working, what’s not, and what more can be done to build inclusive and vibrant cities. More than 100 leaders will be presenting social justice solutions. Get your one, two, or three-day passes soon. We look forward to seeing many of you there!
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New Economy Workshop Series
Aug. 10-Oct. 26
New York, New York
National Shared Mobility Summit