Inspiring our Work: A Few Interesting Reads

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Here's a few articles and podcasts 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!

A New Credit Union Will Focus on Clean Energy from Locavesting 
Looking for a way to shift your money from one of the big banks AND have high impact with your deposits? Blake Jones, the cofounder of Namaste Solar, has founded The Clean Energy Credit Union (CECU). The credit union, which is opening soon and is based in Colorado, will be open to members of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), a nonprofit solar advocacy group that anyone can join.

Drink Your Coffee Black-Owned from In These Times by  AJOWA NZINGA IFATEYO 
A cooperative Atlanta cafe is step one toward an alternative to white capitalism.

The Atlas of Utopias! Pretty cool project highlighting efforts around the world to reclaim water commons, create and food energy sovereignty, organize textile workers, build cooperative commonwealths, etc.