Welcome to Commonomics: How to Build Local Economies Strong Enough for Everyone

Laura Flanders

YES! Magazine, in collaboration with GRITtv, has launched its Commonomics series, with its first article investigating the components of a strong local economy. Speaking to community wealth leaders in Oakland; New Orleans; Jackson, Mississippi; and on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, journalist Laura Flanders begins outlining attributes and measures of strong local economies. Among these are the ability for workers to collectively organize and the capacity to imagine, and plan for, the future. An evolving series, YES! Magazine and GRITtv will continue to profile leading community wealth building practices from around the country.

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