Economy


Public Banking Goes to Pot

By Jeremy Lybarger, from High County News

Can the cannabis industry help launch the nation’s first public bank in nearly a century?


Boycott Trump

By Mattea Kramer

Can a movement to hurt the President financially change the political landscape?


A More Equitable Economy Exists Right Next Door

By Jay Walljasper

In Quebec, co-ops and non-profit businesses accounts for 8-10 percent of GDP.


One Hundred Dollars of Virtue

By Christopher James Marshall

A look at the vast difference between the value of money as currency for goods and services and the face value of wealth.


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Better Wages, Better Workers

By David Rolf

Although countless people believe that product prices and business expenses skyrocket in direct correlation to employee salaries, many companies prove the exact opposite is true.


Spend & Save

By Bani Amor

The narrative of fair-trade and white saviorism.


The Rise of Third Wave Capitalism

By John Ehrenreich

The relationship between government and business became ever more intimate, and, correspondingly, the protections that the federal, state, and local governments offered the poor and the middle class began to fray.


The Simplest Way to Tackle Poverty

By Jeremy Runnalls, from Corporate Knights

Proposals for a guaranteed minimum income have been gaining momentum over the past few years. What’s all the fuss about?