Gleanings

In Brazil, 1.8 million people are employed under this alternative economic model. But is it a viable way to reduce inequality and revolutionise labour relations?

Many people are distressed by the damage for-profit land development can do to communities. Formerly inexpensive and affordable properties are "upgraded" by expensive renovations or outright replacement, "gentrifying" them.

The US Conference of Mayors adopted The Shareable Cities Resolution

Shareable is hosting a Sharing Cities Network. Learn more.

It’s incredible that worker-owned businesses have flourished in the economic rubble of Argentina where it is very difficult to conduct business at all.

Few institutions embody the image of Canada's international benevolence like non-governmental organizations devoted to development abroad. But do the actions of Canadian NGOs genuinely match this perception?

Triple Bottom Line (TBL) practice is a fundamentally different kind of commerce that is growing exponentially in the business world.

Eerik Wissenz, writing on Dmitry Orlov's valuable ClubOrlov, takes on the relentless push to privatize "The Commons". He points that while the privatizers are always claiming to be saving The Commons from unregulated over-use, privatization for profit motivates owners to over-use the property. Part one is linked above and part two can be read at this link. These are two of four parts, the remainder as yet to come on ClubOrlov.

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