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About Penn Loh

Penn Loh wrote this article for The Solidarity Economies Issue, the Winter 2017 issue of YES! Magazine. Penn is a senior lecturer and director of community practice at Tufts University’s Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning. With Sarah Jimenez, he wrote the 2017 report “Solidarity Rising in Massachusetts: How a Solidarity Economy Movement is Emerging in Lower-Income Communities of Color.”

Articles by Penn Loh

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Capitalism is not the only choice

Every day we have opportunities to build economies that lift each other up and spread joy.

Why is the New Economy movement so white?

In the wake of a major conference on the New Economy in the USA, questions are being raised about the membership and leadership of the movement it represents. For the New Economy movement to succeed, it must be led by those for whom the mainstream economy has never worked. 

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