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Government intervention back in vogue as Neoliberalism's problems mount, free food carts in Australia and Byron Shire Council using steam weeding machines

Josh Bernstein, writing for the Guardian, believes that regulation and government intervention is back in vogue after the problems of the

neoliberal free market have clearly started to pile up; the Grow Free movement is spreading and there are now over 130 free food carts around Australia; and Byron Shire Council workers are using a new steam weeding machine to keep public areas free of weeds without using chemicals.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How Josh Bernstein, writing for the Guardian, believes that regulation and government intervention is back in vogue after the problems of the neoliberal free market have clearly started to pile up. Read more here

• How nonviolent civilian-led resistance, not just violence, has helped win freedom and has shaped history. Read more here

• How Montreal is becoming an exemplary sharing city. Read more here

• How the Grow Free movement is spreading and there are now over 130 free food carts around Australia. Read more here

• How Finland's policy of giving everyone a "second chance" means prisons are used only as a last resort. Read more here

• How Byron Shire Council workers are using a new steam weeding machine to keep public areas free of weeds without using chemicals. Read more here

• How Mothers Against Senseless Killings are reclaiming Chicago for children, one corner at a time. Read more here 

 

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