Solidarity Economy Further Reading

Further reading to become more socially- and environmentally- conscious in order to better understand what a future with the solidarity economy would mean:

Articles, interview transcripts, and infographics

Bell Hooks: Cultural Criticism & Transformation,
The Opt-out Revolution,
A Movement Built by Dreamers,
Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math,
Combining civil rights with environmentalism,
The Rise of Collaborative Consumption,
Economics for the 99%,
When income grows, who gains?,
Of the 1%, By the 1%, For the 1%,
The Price of Inequality,
Why the Occupy Movement is Good for Our Health,
Why Abolish All Corporate Constitutional Rights,
Imagining Life Beyond “The Economy,”
Building the Beloved Community, Coretta Scott King,
Invest Now, Save Later,
Environmentally-conscious back-to-school guide,
How Much CO2 Is Created By…

Short videos, films, and books

TED Talk, Born to be Good
DREAM Activist,
The Myth of Class Warfare,
Homeless Hero,
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man,
Frontline, Money, Power, & Wall Street,
Elizabeth Warren on the Economy,
This Bridge Called My Back, feminist anthology by women of color
Plenitude by Juliet Schor, book about the principles of a sustainable economy
Voluntary Simplicity by Duane Elgin, book about simplifying one’s lifestyle
Inside Job, movie about the 2008 Financial Crisis and Wall Street
Affluenza, movie about the decline of society’s health as a result of overconsumption
Food Inc., movie about the food industry’s unethical practices
Vegucated, movie about veganism and the food industry’s unethical practices

General Information Independent media news source Provides ways to engage in the protection of the environment Provides accessible information about US consumption Provides articles about how to share & collaborate An online youth movement to solve the climate crisis Promotes whistleblower rights, education, & activism Provides information about open-source engineering Lists of socially- and environmentally-responsible corps. Spreads awareness of cruel practices of the food & fur industry Provides tests to reveal your biases Provides a means of sharing ideas to do good


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