“local” Charts

Local Businesses Generate More Wealth for Communities »

In addition to a loss in local spending generated, communities also sacrifice social benefits fostered by ownership of local business,…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 364
Score: 5

Co-ops: Growing the Local Economy »

In the 7 Rivers region of Wisconsin, the Fifth Season Co-op is strengthening the local economy by democratizing who owns…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 267
Score: 3

Breakdown of a Pimp »

A trafficker is anyone who profits by receiving cash or other benefits in exchange for sex with a minor. These…

Shared Hope
by: Shared Hope
views: 221
Score: 2

Are We Ready for a Solar Rooftop Revolution? »

Solar power is getting cheaper and growing faster every year. Are our utilities ready for a swarm of customer-owned solar…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 96
Score: 1

Going Wireless? It's Gonna Cost You »

For wireless consumers, the cost of going cordless can be hefty. Over the last few years, the average tax burden…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 111

The Resurgence Of American Federalism »

Federalism, the concept of a decentralized governmental structure, may very well be experiencing a resurgence in popularity. Since the 1970s,…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 172

Cooperatives: We're Still in Business »

Not only do cooperatives create jobs and generate local spending, but they also tend to last longer than traditional businesses.…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 279

Infrastructure Investment: Leave It To The Private Sector »

The US economy certainly needs strong infrastructure, and while President Obama has called for a 50 billion dollar infrastructure investment…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 99

Percent of Sex Trafficking that Occurs Locally May Shock You »

The percent of traffickers who operate locally is equal to the percent who operate city-wide, nationally, and internationally combined. This…

Shared Hope
by: Shared Hope
views: 146

Impact of the Bank of North Dakota »

North Dakota is the only state so far that has established a publicly owned bank. Founded in 1919, the Bank…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 119

Half of Germany’s 63,000 MW of Renewable Energy is Local »

Germany is undergoing a powerful transition to carbon free energy, but it's also shifting power to local ownership, multiplying the…