Come one come all, if you live in the easternmost outskirts of the Westside Branch you belong to this neighborhood! We’ll catch up on our grocery solidarity program in response to Kroger’s corporate greed, talk about an opportunity to help with community fridges, and talk about other things we can do in our neighborhood.
Labour Wants to Free Us From the Market, by Saoirse Gowen (she/they) (Jacobin Magazine, 2019) This piece goes over decommodification through the lens of government intervention and how universal programs—specifically the NHS—can be used to take public goods out of the market.
Decolonial Feminist Economics: A Necessary View for Strengthening Social and Popular Economy by Natalia Quiroga Diaz (Viewpoint Magazine, 2015) Along with presenting some different forms and features of solidarity/popular economies, the reading contextualizes thm with examples from South America focusing on a decolonial and feminist perspective.
Seven Ways to Build the Solidarity Economy — by Emily Kawano (Open Democracy, 2018) A brief explanation of some ways individuals can foster a solidarity economy.