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Does Regenerative Agriculture Have a Race Problem? (yes. The answer is yes, of course it bloody does)
BIPOC farmers and advocates say the latest trend in agriculture is built on an age-old pattern of cultural theft and appropriation.
Ok big question that I want to expand my audience for. Solidarity economy folks: How do you save for retirement? Do you put money in the stock market?
I know there’s projects like the Next Egg to figure out how to move more retirement money in the solidarity economy, but to be honest the 0-3% returns that are typical for those investments don’t seem to add up to a real retirement fund
Soul Fire Farm put out an amazing series of videos a month ago. They're skillshare videos talking about seed keeping, green house propagation, honouring the land and more.
Soul Fire Farm is a BIPOC run community farm focused on ending racism and injustice in the food system.
"Join us for a 6-week course on Race, Class & Revolution!"
"We [will] analyze the theoretical and political contributions that radicals of color in the US have made to the fight for human liberation. Topics include ideology, race ideology in the US, gender and sexuality, ... Communists in Harlem, the Young Lords, the Black Panthers, the Brown Berets, I Wor Kuen, and the American Indian Movement, among others."
economic democracy makes me smile
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