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On May 22, Twitter shareholders will vote on whether to investigate a radical proposal: Turning the social network into a cooperative owned by its users.

For 20 years, Janssen Hang’s family has made a living by farming rented land around the Twin Cities. But since the family never owned their own land, they often had to move between several different parcels, never fully reaping the benefits of their labor.

On Thursday March 23rd, Austin City Council passed a resolution directing the City Manager to come up with a broad range of policies to support Austin's cooperative economy. These policies include

Mayor Ras J. Baraka invites you to the 2017 Newark Cooperative Conference! Hear from a panel of leading experts as we explore national cooperative models and discuss the future of Newark’s worker-owned movement.

Limited SEATING | PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Panel Topics:

  • Housing Cooperatives

  • Worker Cooperatives

Peter Frank and Mo Manklang give a workshop on how to fund a co-op at CO-UP on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

This video was captured by Mike Sandmel from the New Economy Coalition. Thank you!

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