Inspiring our Work: A Few Interesting Reads

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Here's a few articles that are inspiring our work and the research we need to reinvent economic systems.

We'd like YOU to contribute to this monthly feature. We'll share some of what we're reading and finding interesting but if you read (or write) an article you'd like to share on Next Legal please send the link to me!

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Climate Change Will Force Native Americans to Adapt Religious Rituals Yet Again
from yes! magazine by Rosalyn R. LaPier
The impact climate change will have on the religious rituals of Native Americans.

Amazon Is Trying to Control the Underlying Infrastructure of Our Economy
from Motherboard by Stacy Mitchell
Amazon is more than just an online retailer. This op-ed discusses the broader implications Amazon's bid to buy Whole Foods has on the future of our economy.

Alternative food production needs fresh bread.
by The New Food Economy by Amy Halloran
Alternative agricultural practices requires new financing approaches: how the Iroquois Family Farm, a farmland finance company, is helping support sustainable agricultural practices and farmland stewardship.