Millions of rural Americans don’t have a car. With the pandemic battering transit agencies, they’re being totally isolated.
By working towards creating ‘land without landlords,’ this East Bay cooperative is helping communities build pathways to collective property ownership and community wealth.
The Maryland-based initiative targets people who have historically helped to build the wealth of this society but had no real participation in that wealth.
Shared ownership is crucial for building the power of communities that have long had their wealth extracted by others.
You don’t go to jail for missing a highway toll. It shouldn’t be any different for fare evasion on public transportation.