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.

The battle for the rights of nature heats up in the Great Lakes Valerie Vande Panne
Tired of spending money on the things you need? Then try joining a truly free market Valerie Vande Panne
Time really is money with increasingly popular cooperative time banks Valerie Vande Panne
Is your life ruled by screens? I tried out sunglasses that block what’s on them Valerie Vande Panne
A clean water revolution is happening in the U.S. Valerie Vande Panne
Fight for your right... to repair Valerie Vande Panne
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