Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

Defending the Land, 50 Feet in the Air

Meet the tree-sitters fighting the Mariner East 2 Pipeline. HUNTINGDON COUNTY, PA.—A small group of land defenders has taken to the trees to stop the Mariner East 2 (ME2) natural gas liquids pipeline. Fifty feet from the ground, a series of ropes con...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

Building an Alternative to Capitalism From the Ground Up

A primer on the solidarity economy. sol•i•dar•i•ty e•con•o•my noun 1. An alternative economic system based around institutions—from food co-ops to community-owned renewables—that make decisions democratically, meet local needs and put people and plan...