Invisible Revolution

U.S. plunged into the abyss of the invisible revolution. This revolution is quietly, gradually and occurs out of sight of the official media. The new American revolution is challenging the principles of Darwinian capitalism, through the construction parallel to the economic system in which resources and benefits are divided between peer workers and community members. Over the past decade, there were thousands of alternatives to the corporate hierarchical model: a company, owned by the workers themselves, cooperatives, neighborhood corporations and trusts, municipal enterprises. Companies with worker self-management are the most progressive and democratic models. Typically, income from such enterprises is distributed among the workers and returned to their families and communities.

Practices of democracy such as 'one worker – one vote'. Now more than 11,000 U.S. companies, which is owned by the workers. In This process involved more people than in union activities of private sector workers. Also, about 120 million Americans belong to cooperatives – nearly a third of the population. Between 20 and 22% of the energy produced utilities enterprises of different types. There is still somewhere in the neighborhood 4.000 or 5,000 corporations in which the inhabitants of a particular region possess the means of production, with the entire area to benefit from their work.

Most of these projects is to solve the housing problem and land use. But here also includes shops, small business and factories. One study says about 4.500 of such projects. One of them, 'The New Community Newark ', has a turnover of several million dollars a year. Profit goes to community development: health and nutrition, education, creation of new jobs. In connection with the tax crisis, many City turn into the enterprise. Such projects include the development of the municipal television, internet services, land and hotels. Many cities use the methane collected from landfills, for electricity, create jobs in this sector of the economy.