Ajowa Nzinga Ifateyo is a member of the Grassroots Economic Organizing collective and gets a thrill out of writing about cooperatives and other liberatory economic development projects. She has been a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, Morning Call and Miami Herald newspapers. Her reporting is funded by the New Economies Reporting Project.
Baltimore Won a Big Victory for Affordable Housing. The Next Goal: Community Control.
Housing organizers won $20 million annually in city money for housing. They want that housing to be democratically controlled.
Drink Your Coffee Black-Owned
A cooperative Atlanta cafe is step one toward an alternative to white capitalism.
How a Maryland Town Is Turning Its New Deal Past Into a New Economy Present
Greenbelt residents are organizing cooperatives and other community initiatives aimed at building a better world.
A Co-op State of Mind
New York City jumpstarts worker cooperatives