The Congolese group Lucha successfully mobilized thousands to march for the right to water in the city of Goma. Now, the group is challenging the regime of President Joseph Kabila.
In the United States, 23.5 million Americans live in food deserts. Fortunately, various government initiatives and nonprofit organizations are making headway in addressing this national crisis.
By providing matching funds for people who purchase healthy food, the new legislation shows these programs are gaining traction on a state-by-state basis – with the Golden State leading the way.
The goal of East New York Farms and other groups like it isn't only to expand access to good food – but to improve residents’ health, create jobs and income, and transform blighted neighborhoods into assets.
My co-op house in Madison, Wisconsin, is just one example of cooperative economics replacing the outdated corporate capitalist model.