Cooperation vs Authoritarianism in Spain

Two of the regions that were the most brutally repressed under the mid-century dictatorship of Francisco Franco built the world’s largest worker-owned cooperatives

Building A Democratic Economy

About How does an economy emerge from recession? Historically, cities hard hit by deindustrialization have strived to attract big employers from elsewhere by offering incentives and tax breaks. But...

Thank You, Bernie. Screw you, NYT

Thank You, Bernie. Screw You, New York Times. (F Word)         It is the essence of American liberalism to trash radical dreams and then dance on them. And that’s just what the New York Times did...

Excerpt: How Central Bankers Rigged the World: Nomi Prins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfrAYTOYZnwIn Nomi Prins' new book "Collusion," she reveals the collaboration between central bankers as they control global markets and dictate economic policy from Wall Street to Main Street.

Election 2020

About The US holds a momentous election amid a global pandemic, an economic meltdown and one of the most polarizing presidencies in generations. In this episode, recorded just hours...

Climate Strike/Auto Strike: Same Struggle, Same Fight

  Twenty years after turtles and teamsters teamed up to battle the WTO in Seattle, labor strikes and climate strikes are coinciding everywhere but in the media, and that’s dangerous. If history is any guide,...

Whose Economy is it?

About What is a city’s economy for? New York City’s economy has been very good at piling up private wealth and building tall buildings but it’s done less well,...

Reporting on Economic Hardship

How do we define "love is love," and what are we willing to do to defend one another? This week, we speak with a group of LGBTQIA leaders on just that.

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...

Resisting Authoritarianism One Co-op at a Time

Spain's history reminds us that elections aren't guarantees. They're expressions of popular will, and what follows them is just as important.

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