‘Wealth of Networks’
Tracks the emerging information-sharing, open-source cooperative sectors of economies in the USA, Canada, Europe, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and other countries. In this new sharing, cooperative economy, sectors are exchanging information, bartering and using new forms of currency in order to make their money stretch further. The Wealth of Networks balances the older competitive sectors based on money.
Meet the Featured Voices of Our Future Graduates Join us in celebrating three women who are leading campaigns to bring greater visibility to child marriage, girls empowerment, and menstruation! We are proud to honor Sadaf Kashif of Pakistan, Carolyn Seaman of Nigeria, and Urmila Chanam of India as our featured graduates of the Winter 2016 [...]
“We at Ethical Markets are encouraged by this news, and saddened to see the confusion of Britain’s voters, forced by an impoverished, binary political debate to choose between “IN” or “OUT “ of the EU, manipulated by power-seeking politicians. The Conservatives demonized big government, regulation and bureaucrats by [...]
From commons to "commoning": Animating David Bollier's proposal for a new system David Bollier, in his paper for our "New Systems: Possibilities and Proposals" series exploring viable political-economic alternatives to the present order, suggests that a commons-based framework could provide [...]
June 16, 2016 Broadband Network neutrality decision likely won't go to Supreme Court Read more Inside Publici Center wins awards from Society of Professional Journalists’ D.C. chapter Read more Inside Publici Two Center projects win Kaleidoscope Awards for [...]
Breaking: A federal court just rejected an effort by Comcast and their allies to overturn Net Neutrality!1 This is a huge win—but our opposition refuses to quit. In fact, Paul Ryan literally announced plans TODAY for legislation that would undermine this court's decision.2 And the lawyers representing Comcast will push to overturn this [...]
“We agree and support all of Nader’s great work, as well as that of the American Monetary institute. We livestreamed this wonder Nader event as well. Hazel Henderson, Editor“ I just returned from an eventful ten day trip to Washington DC, which included attendance at the spectacular Ralph Nader, "Breaking Through Power" convention, at [...]
May 12, 2016 Broadband Rich people have access to high-speed Internet; many poor people still don't Read more Broadband How the Center for Public Integrity measured Internet inequality Read more Donate today to support independent investigative journalism
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PBS series Visionaries to feature NCBA CLUSA in hour-long special on cooperative movement What do a coffee farmer, pickle maker, board game entrepreneur, Mozambican doctor, funeral director, beer brewer, grocery store deli clerk and president of a credit union have in common? They are all members of the global cooperative movement. Over six [...]
11 platform cooperatives creating a real sharing economy As “death star platforms” such as Airbnb and Uber continue their pursuit of global domination, an alternative is rising in its wake. Read more » > HOUSING Eugene tiny house villages model innovative solutions to homelessnessA nonprofit, self-managed community of [...]