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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Pope Francis and the Just Third Way | Homiletic & Pastoral Review

From the Homiletic & Pastoral Review, Pope Francis faces many challenges in his efforts to modernize the application of Catholic social doctrine to today’s problems, particularly the growing global wealth, income, and power gap. His greatest challenge, however, may be overcoming a prevailing ignorance or misunderstanding of the basic moral principles that make lasting, systemic solutions possible. As taught in…

Black Populists, Organized Labor, Cooperatives & Worker Control

1:1 co-founder Michael Peck was on a panel about union coops this week during the Labor Research and Action Network conference. One of his co-panelists was Jessica Gordon Nembhard, Ph.D. Professor at CUNY and author of Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice.  We wanted to share the slides from her presentation on Black Populists, Organized Labor, Cooperatives and Worker Control (PDF).…

Give Us Better Reasons To Believe

The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is reawakening old foreign policy ghosts, while domestically splintering both classic Republican and Democratic Party consensus, and forging virtual alliances of very strange bedfellows. On one side, neo-isolationists and libertarians against more egregious government activism make common cause with the labor and environmental conscience of progressives who rail against ongoing industrial relocation, dislocation…

The New, New Organizing

Now is the era of the end of false choices. Digital social media affiliations, hubs, and networks are creating broader common knowledge platforms incentivizing new forms of impact and outreach for both individual choices and collective action. Yesterday’s Hobbesian, “either-or” menu forcing workers to choose between good family and community sustaining jobs or a clean environment, or between racial and…

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