Gleanings

Humanity is facing a global emergency. Extreme poverty and climate-related disasters are taking the lives of over 40,000 people every single day and severely affecting many millions of others.

New York is now the first city in the United States with a line item in its budget specifically for the development and cultivation of worker cooperatives.

 

How do activists continue to persevere? What happens when, despite years of work, it seems like things haven't evolved at all?

Cities are at the crosswalk of talent and density, and they have a lot to lose by not thinking innovatively about economic policy.

The Mariposa Food Co-op relocated to Baltimore Avenue two years ago, and while the corridor is now among the most vibrant in the city, it is also not far from some of West Philadelphia’s poorest neighborhoods.

As France celebrates its 14 July independence day (Bastille Day), the country is witnessing an increasing number of co-ops, with over 263 co-operatives set up in 2013. By contrast in 2012, 248 worker co-operatives were created in France.

The P2P Foundation is a full supporting partner of the Cooperativa Integral Catalana, or CIC. We feel that they’re doing essential work in prototyping pre-figurative models of peer production, governance and property.

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