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Diversifying Public Ownership

Diversifying Public Ownership
Above Photo: Flickr/ John Morgan Core Goals This paper advocates a form of economic democracy based around diverse forms of public ownership. It does not prioritize one particular scale but recognizes the importance of decentralized forms of public ownership, to encourage greater public participation and ... Read more

How Cities Can Save Small Shops

How Cities Can Save Small Shops
Above Photo: This space on First Avenue has been vacant for months. Karen Loew Some places are already taking action, but New York City is lagging behind. Here’s a blueprint for keeping local retail healthy. Over its two decades in business, Jane’s Exchange, a secondhand children’s and maternity clothing shop in ... Read more

Madrid As A Democracy Lab

Madrid As A Democracy Lab
Above Photo: From Opendemocracy.net For some years now, we have been witnessing the emergence of relational, cross-over, participative power. This is the territory that gives technopolitics its meaning and prominence, the basis on which a new vision of democracy – more open, more direct, more interactive – is being ... Read more