Valerie Vande Panne

Valerie Vande Panne is a writing fellow and chief correspondent at Local Peace Economy, a project of the Independent Media Institute. She is an independent journalist whose work has appeared in the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, Columbia Journalism Review, the Guardian, Politico, and many other publications.

E-waste is a growing problem — here’s what you can do to curb it Valerie Vande Panne
Nationwide, communities are discontinuing recycling programs Valerie Vande Panne
Universal basic income: Why a so-called "solution" for disappearing jobs makes serfs of us all Valerie Vande Panne
Feeling overworked and unfulfilled in Coastal America? Here’s what you can do in Middle America Valerie Vande Panne
7 economic terms that are often used to trick people out of their money Valerie Vande Panne
Can community rights save the Great Lakes? Valerie Vande Panne
Outraged by ICE's treatment of children? How to close your wallet to companies that profit from it Valerie Vande Panne
10 tips to ease the guilty gas consumer conscience Valerie Vande Panne
Mudgirls: Meet the women building their own sustainable homes Valerie Vande Panne
Ever notice how wonderful small businesses are at the mercy of a few greedy credit card companies? Valerie Vande Panne
Progressive Senate candidates hard to find for midterm elections Valerie Vande Panne
Boston will survive if it can prevent the effects of climate change Valerie Vande Panne
Should public transit be free? Valerie Vande Panne
America is waking up to the stupidity of being wasteful with plastic Valerie Vande Panne
The tech moguls driving mass layoffs in the economy want universal basic income as a cure Valerie Vande Panne