fbpx

Collective Real Estate: Land Without Landlords?

Decades of discrimination have left millions of African Americans shut out of the housing market and at risk of being targeted by predatory lenders and exploitative loans. But capital collectives pool resources and reduce...
Jubilee Justice Specialty Foods building with text "Tackling Racism with Rice." Photos of Nwamaka Agbo, Myles Gaines, Donna Isaac, Ken Lee and Caryl Levine, Konda Mason, Shirley Sherrod and Bernard Winn.

Jubilee Justice Regenerative Farming: Tackling Racism with Rice

Prefer to Listen?Subscribe to our podcast to listen to this week’s episode on your favorite podcast platform (Available 7/17).A bold experiment is taking place among Black farmers in the Southeast — a story of...

Participatory Budgeting Project: Full, Uncut Conversation

Pledge as little as $3/month for early access to the full, uncut conversation.For more full, uncut conversations, subscribe to The Laura Flanders Show podcast or support us on Patreon.When the news broke of the school shooting in...

This New Cooperative Business Model Could Change Everything

Many of the world’s most successful businesses began as someone’s good idea. But the path from startup to conventional financial success typically involves going public, prioritizing shareholders’ interests, and ultimately selling to a giant...

Catastrophic Capitalism: Marjorie Kelly & Edgar Villanueva on “Wealth Supremacy”

Prefer to Listen?Subscribe to our podcast to listen to this week’s episode on your favorite podcast platform (Available 9/11).As we commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis, we explore the urgent questions...

Community Wealth Building: An Economic Reset

Low wages, precarious jobs, shuttered Main Streets and bleak futures — do towns have a way out of poverty that doesn't involve begging and bribing outside employers to invest? From Clevland, Ohio to Preston,...

Stimulus Checks Every Month?

The Compton Pledge is paying 800 families up to $600 per month to give them a leg up. So far, unemployment is down 50% and life is looking up for recipients and the community...

Laura & Stephanie Flanders Unpack Inflation, Silicon Valley Bank Crash and Democracy

Prefer to Listen?Subscribe to our podcast to listen to this week's episode on your favorite podcast platform.Laura and Stephanie Flanders are sisters with different points of view but a common fascination with economics. Tune...
Portrait of Majora Carter and Laura Flanders.

Your Neighborhood in Your Hands: A Model from the South Bronx

Real estate development conjures up images of gentrification with sleek buildings and polished store fronts often built under the guise of urban revitalization. Far too often, these projects displace long-standing residents and communities of...

Dollars and Democracy: Participatory Budgeting

When the news broke of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, it was chilling to many people to learn that 40 percent of that small city’s budget was allocated to public safety - a...

Support Us on Patreon