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Building a community internet network, household electricity prices to drop in 2018 and the 
National Bailout Movement

As the FCC stripped away regulations that protected net neutrality, Motherboard & VICE began building a community internet network because telecom companies can only end internet freedom if there is

no alternative. They're also dedicated to teaching those who want it how to build that alternative. Meanwhile, as renewables enter the market, household electricity looks set to get cheaper from mid-2018; and the National Bailout Movement is raising money to bail black women out of U.S. jails.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How household electricity looks set to get cheaper from mid-2018, thanks to renewable energy development. Read more here

• How, as the FCC stripped away regulations that protected net neutrality, Motherboard & VICE began building a community internet network because telecom companies can only end internet freedom if there is no alternative. They're also dedicated to teaching those who want it how to build that alternative. Read more here

• VIDEO: How the Fixer's Club in Argentina is one example of the Fixing Movement that is spreading globally. View here

• VIDEO: How residents of an apartment block collaborated to create community, grow food, and share pets and equipment. View here

• VIDEO: How the National Bailout Movement is raising money to bail black women out of U.S. jails. View her 

• How growing saffron can earn a farmer seven times more than growing poppies, and how one small company is employing over 1000 women in Afghanistan to provide an alternative to the opium industry. Read more here

• How the Blackheath Community Farm is growing community and recycling a private greenhouse to create a communal growing space. Read more here

 

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