Other Resources

For resources related to Community-Led Universal Basic Services, please see the following sites. This list will continue to be updated.


Community Economies Institute and Research Network




Degrowth (US-focused)


The Food Project


Institute for Global Prosperity (University College London)


Institute for Local Self-Reliance


International Society for Ecological Economics


Solidarity Economies Map


Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms



Here’s a list of books that have helped to inform the ideas behind Community-Led Universal Basic Services. This list will also continue to be updated.


Back to the Land: The Enduring Dream of Self-Sufficiency in Modern America by Dona Brown


Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert Putnam


Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era by Giacomo D’Alisa, Federico Demario, and Giorgios Kallis (eds.)


Doughnut Economics: 7 Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth


Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action by Elinor Ostrom


The Privatization of Everything: How the Plunder of Public Goods Transformed America and How We Can Fight Back by Donald Cohen and Allen Mikaelian


Reclaiming the Commons: Community Farms and Forests in a New England Town by Brian Donahue


Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild


Tools for Conviviality by Ivan Illich




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