Articles by: Emily Kawano

System Change: A Basic Primer to the Solidarity Economy

System Change: A Basic Primer to the Solidarity Economy

Co-Written by Emily Kawano and Julie Matthaei The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our world. It has laid bare the inequity, the limits, and the failures of capitalism. The door to a better future beyond capitalism, already cracked open by the Great Recession, has been pushed open a little wider. Things that seemed impossible a few months ago now seem both[Read More…]

by July 28, 2020 Counter Solutions
Seven Ways to Build the Solidarity Economy

Seven Ways to Build the Solidarity Economy

The solidarity economy is a global movement to build a post-capitalist world that puts people and planet front and center, rather than the pursuit of blind growth and profit maximization. It isn’t a blueprint but a framework that includes a broad range of economic practices that align with its values: solidarity, participatory democracy, equity in every dimension including race, class[Read More…]

by September 6, 2018 Counter Solutions