Solidarity Economy Organizing

SolidarityNYC has worked to "challenge the social justice movement to take up grassroots economic community development" as a way of building solidarity and concrete alternatives to capitalism.
a struggle for participatory budgeting in the largely agrarian municipality of Torres (population 197,000) in the central-western Venezuelan state of Lara
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The biggest obstacle the Occupy Movement is up against is not the 1%.

 There are many ways to take back your power in the terrain of the solidarity economy

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#OccupyWallStreet has cracked open a little hole in history, creating a moment where some of the very core institutions of our economy are called into question. Along with indignation and outrage, there is a certain excitement in the air. Things that have been terrifyingly stuck seem to be moving. Something seems possible today that wasn't just a month ago.
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by Ethan Miller



"Fall in love with hard and patient work-we are the beginning, not the end."

-Zizek, at #OccupyWallStreet

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Announcment from the NYC Network of Worker Co-ops in English and Spanish
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We do not need theories so much as the experience that is the source of the theory.
  --R D Laing, The Politics of Experience
Four NYC Council members, each with $1 Million, will let public decide how it's spent
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Bringing the stories of local economic innovators to life through 7 short films
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US Steelworkers pass resolution endorsing its unionized, worker-owned cooperative development activities
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