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August 27, 2013

Ganas: Community as Crucible

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August 27, 2013

The Richness of Giving

August 27, 2013

Ganas Community

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August 27, 2013

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Inside a Cooperative University: Mondragon as an alternative model

In 2011, three academics – Rebecca Boden of the University of Roehampton, Davydd Greenwood of Cornell University and Susan Wright of Aarhus University – visited the university and wrote that Mondragon was a “highly successful” alternative to what they called “neoliberalised university formations”.

The Commons: Another word for Solidarity Economics?

In this article, Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese continue their campaign of publicizing the alternatives to the "Washington Consensus" and Neo-Liberal Economics. The article makes a clear case for the foundation concepts of Solidarity Economics, tying it to the ancient tradition of "The Commons", a topic of a recent GEO Issue about the work of Elinor Ostrom.

Re-Weaving North Carolina

(Debosree Roy, who sill be joining GEO's network of writers, wrote this report for GEO. She is a student activist living in Charlotte, NC.)

America is the land of the brave and the free. Over the years, the definition of who is brave and who is free has changed. Or it might not have had, because the vision of the fathers are not known first hand and Adam Smith’s invisible hand is abused once too often while explaining the wealth gap, the inequities and differences in the largest free-market democracy in the world.