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.

Fashion is quietly a major fossil fuel industry—could a sustainable revolution be around the corner? Valerie Vande Panne
Out of the ashes of Puerto Rico’s economy emerges a promising currency for all Valerie Vande Panne
Think outside the Amazon delivery box Valerie Vande Panne
It’s prime time to boycott Amazon Valerie Vande Panne
Local currencies work! There are already thousands of BerkShares in circulation Valerie Vande Panne
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