Taking on Big Tech: Amazon, Monopoly Power, Antitrust & Organizing for a People-Centered Economy

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  • Post published:January 18, 2021
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Concerns about Big Tech’s monopoly power are multiplying. Seattle-based corporate giant Amazon has accumulated enormous power over our economy and our lives. But what is a monopoly? What are the…

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Move the Money Learning Series Part I: Investing in Systems Change

Join us for part one! Deborah Frieze will illuminate root causes of system failures that must be addressed, how we can approach finance differently, and how to divest from the old paradigm and reinvest in building the new - creating and sustaining healthy, resilient and inclusive communities.

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Creating Just, Regenerative, and Democratic Economies with Aaron Tanaka & Local Leaders

Oct. 29, 2019Doors 5:00pm, Program 5:30pm-7pm,The Seattle Public Library, Central Library Auditorium FREE! REGISTRATION REQUIRED Register Our economy contains abundance: prosperity, innovation, resources, creative activity. It could and should be…

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Spring Get-Together – May 31

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Join us as we bring together people who are interested and active in building a community-centered economy. Over coffee and pastries, we will provide an update on the Lab, share with each other our work and interests, and create space to build familiarity, and relationships among people passionate about creating an economy that works for everyone.

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People’s Economy Lab Winter Get-Together

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On March 29th, we are bringing together a special group of about two dozen people who are interested and active in building a community-centered economy. Over coffee and pastries, we will provide an update on the Lab, share our work and interests, soft launch our website, and create space to build familiarity, and hopefully relationships among people passionate about creating an economy that works for everyone.

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People’s Economy Project Launch

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  • Post published:June 4, 2017
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The Local Economy Leaders Lab invites you to join fellow local economy advocates, advisors, civic leaders, and candidates for a briefing and conversation about how we can transform Seattle’s current economy—with its growing and destructive inequities—to one that is more equitable, democratic, diverse, and resilient. For the last nine months, we’ve been drafting a values-based framework and researching compelling economic development initiatives that could improve the lives of thousands.

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