Thursday, January 7, 2016

Detroit's Solidarity Economy

The deindustrialization of Detroit has forced people there to seek alternative means of survival. Elan Shapiro tells Deirdre Silverman how they have turned to urban farms, neighborhood organizations and meeting places, neighborhood-based manufacturing. Much of this grassroots enterprise stems from Grace Lee Boggs' philosophy of personal and community revolution based on solidarity. It is a consciously multiracial movement.

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