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Institutions of the Solidarity Economy

In my first post, I introduced the framework for solidarity economy political economy power that grassroots social justice movements are building around the world and in the US. This post will elaborate how solidarity economies actually work. Democratic Land Community land trusts (CLTs) facilitate community ownership and control of land, and land banks allow communities…

LPE Originals

The Solidarity Economy and Economic Democracy

Even though humanity possesses the wealth necessary for every person to have everything they require in order to live with material freedom and dignity, current property regimes allow for 26 billionaires to own as much wealth as 3.8 billion people around the world while billions of people around the world, including in the US, live…