Solidarity Economy in the Big Apple

By KATE TAYLOR
SolidarityEconomy.net via New York Times

Four City Council members, intrigued by experiments begun in Brazil to let ordinary citizens determine how government uses tax dollars, say they plan to allow their constituents to decide how $4 million is spent next year.
Through a process known as participatory budgeting, constituents in each of the four Council districts will be enlisted to develop and choose...

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