Environmental Justice

GEO is happy to announce that we will once again be offering our Advancing the Development of Worker Cooperatives one-day mini-conference in conjunction with the Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy.  This presession will be held on Friday, June 9th from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  The day will be broken into two sessions.  Cost are $55 for one of the sessions, or $90 for the full day (lunch is included for

Regions: 
Visions & Models: 
Practices, Tools & Strategies: 
Economic Sectors: 

cross-posted from YES! Magazine

Food security, traditional agriculture, and local self-reliance are key to regenerative societies of the future, say water protectors taking the movement’s lessons forward.

Sources reviewed this article for accuracy.

Regions: 
Institutions & Structures: 
Practices, Tools & Strategies: 
Economic Sectors: 

[Editors note: Last year, Cath Muller of Radical Routes traveled from the UK to the US, via Spain and the Canary Islands (on a sail boat) to visit and learn from cooperatives on this side of the pond. In this interview she discusses her history and current work in the cooperative movement, and the differences between co-ops in the US and in the UK.]

Institutions & Structures: 
Practices, Tools & Strategies: 

cross-posted from YES! Magazine

Regions: 
Institutions & Structures: 

Translated by Matt Noyes

(Thanks to Emi Do and Leo Sammallahti – MN)

Read Chapter 1

Read Chapter 2

Read Chapter 3

Read Chapter 4

Regions: 
Movements & Struggles: 
Practices, Tools & Strategies: 
Economic Sectors: 

Translated by Matt Noyes

(Thanks to Emi Do and Leo Sammallahti – MN)

Read Chapter 1

Read Chapter 2

Read Chapter 3

Read Chapter 4

Regions: 
Visions & Models: 
Economic Sectors: 

cross-posted from Unicorn Riot

Regions: 
Institutions & Structures: 
Economic Sectors: 

cross-posted from Local Futures

Institutions & Structures: 
Visions & Models: 
Movements & Struggles: 
Practices, Tools & Strategies: 

Visions & Models: 
Practices, Tools & Strategies: 
Economic Sectors: 

Regions: 
Institutions & Structures: 
Visions & Models: 
Movements & Struggles: 
 
Friday, March 8th, 2019. 6 pm EST, on Zoom.  Register here
 
Please join us for our second GEO Get-Together with Nathan Schneider and Cadwell Turnbull as they discuss their recent media work on solidarity economics.
Visions & Models: 

Cohousing communities are intentional, collaborative neighborhoods created with a little ingenuity. They bring together the value of private homes with the benefits of more sustainable living. That means residents actively participate in the design and operation of their neighborhoods, and share common facilities and good connections with neighbors. All in all, they stand as innovative and sustainable answers to today’s environmental and social problems. 

Regions: 
Practices, Tools & Strategies: 
Economic Sectors: 

cross-posted from Transnational Institute

What are the commons and what is their political, social and economic relevance?

Regions: 
Institutions & Structures: 
Practices, Tools & Strategies: 

From the Worcester Roots website:

The Co-op Academy is a holistic cooperative entrepreneurship training and mentorship program with an emphasis on creating sustainable, member-owned businesses.

Regions: 
Institutions & Structures: 
Visions & Models: 

We have to transform our cities! Over 50% of the world's population lives in urban areas, and it's only increasing. Models for sustainable, equitable, urban community must be developed.

Regions: 
Institutions & Structures: 
Movements & Struggles: 
Economic Sectors: 

Excerpted from the Winter 2018 edition of Communities, “The Culture of Intentional Community”—full issue available for download (by voluntary donation) here.

Regions: 
Institutions & Structures: 
Visions & Models: 
Movements & Struggles: 
Practices, Tools & Strategies: 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Environmental Justice