Understand how the economy works - and doesn’t work - and together let's explore solutions we can take action on now.
Many of us today feel that our economy does not serve our values of strong communities, a healthy environment, and social justice for all. Beginning with the argument that in order to critique our economy we need to understand it, this workshop provides specific language to our feelings of injustice, working through the ‘story’ of capitalism in order to open space for imagining how to organize our economy otherwise.
Rather than suggesting an ‘all or nothing’ solution, this workshop begins where we are, showing how alternatives to capitalism are being lived every day in various forms. Concretely, this workshop will show how critique can lead to creation of alternative organizations, drawing from inspiring examples in Vancouver and beyond