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Gar ALperovitz, Worker Owned Cooperatives & Resources To Make Them Happen

Gar Alperovitz is a political economist, change-agent, highly respected professor, much read author and a down to earth straight talking expert on what is happening in the New Economy. On my Road Trip Video Series, I interviewed him in his home in Washington DC on the New Economy. He speaks about an explosion of on the ground …

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The Women’s March Leads Me To The Earth Charter

  Over one million people participated in the Women’s March in DC  and approximately three million more marched in 600 cities around the country on behalf of women’s rights, human rights, Black Lives Matter, climate change, immigration and diversity, democracy and more. I experienced a Déjà vu when I took in the multiplicity of causes …

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Farm to College Programs: 3 Ways To Make It Happen On Your Campus

I have been wondering why there are not more universities doing Farm to College Programs especially given their successful impact on students’ dining and statewide farmers and growers.  Mark LoParco, University of Montana Director of Dining and Former President of the National Association of  College & University  Food Services (NACUFS), implemented such a program way back …

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BEER, LOBSTER & SUNNY SKIES: 3 COOPERATIVES OFFER A GOOD LIVING

If yearly bonuses, choosing your boss and enjoying your job appeal to you, there is a wonderland of worker owned cooperatives that you might find of interest. Cooperatives take many forms but those owned by the workers is a growing segment of the New Economy, a movement that puts people, community and the planet first. …

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