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  1. Reversing Past Oppression, Cooperation Jackson Builds a Better FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Counterpunch

    If thinking big were all it took to be a success, then Cooperation Jackson would be one of the biggest successes ever seen. It is far too early to know what the future will hold for what must be the most thorough-going experiment in economic democracy in the United States today, but no one can possibly accuse Cooperation Jackson of not having a clear vision nor of not being serious students of history.

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  2. From Jackson to Richmond: Radical Mayors Leave Their MarkRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2018 | Counterpunch

    Well before the Trump era, U.S. presidents from both major parties failed to address urban problems or made them worse. Governors, members of Congress, and state legislators didn't perform much better.

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  3. From Neoliberal Injustice To Economic DemocracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Counterpunch

    The work to transform society involves two parallel paths: resisting harmful systems and institutions and creating new systems and institutions to replace them. Our focus in this article is on positive work that people are doing to change current systems in ways that reduce the wealth divide, meet basic needs, ensure sustainability, create economic and racial justice and provide people with greater control over their lives.

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  4. The Blueprint for the Most Radical City on the PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Counterpunch

    In July 2017, 34 year old Chokwe Antar Lumumba was sworn in as Mayor of Jackson Mississippi. He soon announced that the city was going to be " the most radical city on the planet ."

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  5. When Will the Poor Rise Up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Counterpunch

    When academics and activists, drawn from differing ideological persuasions and dissimilar social milieu, from around the world collaborates in the compilation of a book on the topical issue of social uprising in a time of relative calm, it begs the question, what is the state of the social order? Is it less desirable than its opposite? The question, " Why don't the poor rise up?" is addressed by twenty academics, labor organizers, and community activists in a book of the same title, Why Don't The Poor Rise Up?: Organizing The Twenty-First Century Resistance .

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