Tagged with solidarity economy

Solidarity Rising in Massachusetts

Solidarity Rising in Massachusetts

New report documents emerging solidarity economy movement in lower income communities of color [Download report: large-format or letter-size] A solidarity economy movement is emerging from lower-income communities of color in Massachusetts. This movement aspires to transform capitalism—as we know it—into a world rooted in values of democracy, justice, and sustainability. These dreams arise from those … Continue reading

Access free online: Solidarity Economy in Massachusetts article

Our article on emerging solidarity economies in Massachusetts by Penn Loh and Boone Shear is available for free online as one of the most popular articles of 2015 in publisher Taylor & Francis’ Geography, Planning and Urban Studies journals. Follow this link: http://explore.tandfonline.com/page/pgas/most-read-2015/social-sciences/geography-planning-and-urban-studies#27913. Solidarity Economy (SE) is a movement that can build power within and across … Continue reading

A New Economy Needed for True Interculturalism

A New Economy Needed for True Interculturalism

On November 2, 2012, I had the honor of speaking at the symposium “Political Space – Intercultural Intersections in Politics and the Economy,” sponsored by the Tufts Intercultural Practice Group. My opening remarks (see below) helped to make the connection between interculturalism and the economy, challenged participants to think differently about economy, and introduced the … Continue reading

Solidarity and Green Economy Conference Oct 13 in Worcester

Solidarity and Green Economy Conference Oct 13 in Worcester

The Worcester Solidarity and Green Economy Alliance (SAGE) is hosting a day-long conference on Saturday, October 13, 2012: Another World is Possible. I’ll be speaking on a plenary panel. This event will bring together activists, organizers, community leaders, entrepreneurs, academics, local government, non-profits, and other individuals and organizations committed to forging more equitable and sustainable … Continue reading