Building solidarity economies from the ground up – democratic land, labor & money

I’m going to sketch out here a vision for building liberatory grassroots power grounded in solidarity economies, a practice of alternative democratic political economy that movements led by indigenous and poor and working-class people in Latin America began to develop in mid-1980s Latin America in order to resist and begin to build alternatives to neoliberalContinue reading “Building solidarity economies from the ground up – democratic land, labor & money”

Dreaming of a Democratic Financial System

I have chosen to write a brief review and share some thoughts about The Public Bank Solution by Ellen Brown. In the book, Ellen Brown explores the extractive nature of the status quo financial system, a sketch of the history of public banking over the last 5,000 years of human history and the various visionsContinue reading “Dreaming of a Democratic Financial System”