Solidarity in the Caribbean

Close your eyes for a moment and think about the sound of waves lapping along the beige sands of a Caribbean country, where the sun is piercing and warm. Breathe deeply as you envision the scene. It’s beautiful, right? But this is also one-dimensional. The current American understanding of Caribbean nations tends to rely heavilyContinue reading “Solidarity in the Caribbean”

Historical Solidarity Economy: Part 1

Here are historical examples, notable figures, and facts about of the solidarity economy. Maggie Lena Walker (July 15, 1864 – December 15, 1934) was an African-American businesswoman and teacher. In 1903, Walker became both the first African American woman to charter a bank and the first African American woman to serve as a bank president. AsContinue reading “Historical Solidarity Economy: Part 1”