Citizen Action Monitor

Here’s a refreshing vision of an economic model that serves the common good

Unlike the TPP model that primarily serves the avarice of the 1% No 1578 Posted by fw, January 27, 2016 “UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, said recently “we have … Continue reading

January 27, 2016

Dynamic team on a mission to help entrepreneurs build a future of locally owned businesses

“Be A Localist” team busy equipping entrepreneurs with the tools and strategies for local success No 729 Posted by fw, April 26, 2013 BALLE, (bawl-EE) — Business Alliance for Local … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Britain’s first community-owned solar power station was created

“It wasn’t all plain sailing. The work load was huge.” No 425 Posted by fw, March 3, 2012 Following is a reposting of Power to the people, a story cited … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

I love this story — New Zealanders create model of local food independence eliminating BIG FOOD oligopoly

Ooooby is a New Zealand player in a fast-growing global local-food movement No 417 Posted by fw, February 21, 2012 Hard to believe that something out of New Zealand called … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

“I think an America beyond capitalism is a real possibility” — Gar Alperovitz

No 366 Posted by fw, December 15, 2011 “As the Occupy Wall Street movement continues to protest record levels of wealth and income inequality, we turn to an author who … Continue reading

December 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Winnipeg’s anti-capitalist co-op for progressive small businesses and activist organizations

No 310 Posted by fw, October 23, 2011 “In the heart of Winnipeg’s rapidly developing downtown core, the Autonomous Zone — or A-Zone for short — has been a hub … Continue reading

October 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Stacy Mitchell: Grassroots financing is underwriting a new crop of neighborhood businesses

No 53 Posted by fw, August 27, 2010 Remember Stacy Mitchell? She was featured in post No 53. Stacy is a senior researcher with the New Rules Project. She directs … Continue reading

August 27, 2010 · Leave a comment