Category Archives: Economy

The 2018 U.S. Militarized Budget

The 2018 U.S. Militarized Budget My premise is that the military budget, as proposed by the current administration, is a principal reason for the strangling of our civil society. This article explains why it is unnecessary, why it is promoted, … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Foreign Policy, Middle East, military | Comments Off on The 2018 U.S. Militarized Budget

OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND, THE HIDDEN COSTS OF WAR

“War is a racket!” This was a famous quote from retired U.S. Marine Corp General Smedley Butler in 1934. Butler stated that “I spent 33 years in the Marine Corp, most of my time being a high-class muscle man for … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Environment, Foreign Policdy, Foreign Policy, labor, Middle East, military | Comments Off on OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND, THE HIDDEN COSTS OF WAR

Restoring Life’s Mutual Economy

by George Hardebeck Success has been sold as taking as much as we can, as fast and long as we can, replacing Life’s true green for printed green. Economy, as separate from ecology, is a grand delusion to suit the … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Economy, Mutualism | Comments Off on Restoring Life’s Mutual Economy

Worker Co-ops in Illinois and Their Future

Jacqueline Hannah Jacqueline Hannah has been a manager and organizer in the US cooperative movement for 12 years, merging her passion for local just economies with her desire to empower individuals and communities to create their own solutions. Originally from … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Worker Cooperatives | Comments Off on Worker Co-ops in Illinois and Their Future