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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

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August 17, 2020

Health Autonomy Beyond the Pandemic: Webinar

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Health Autonomy Beyond the Pandemic webinar with Knoxville Community Apothecary, Ujimaa Medics, and Community Pharmacy.

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October 3, 2016

A Cooperative Manifesto

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Cooperative development is the most important social change work that a person can do.

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May 27, 2014

Black Co-ops Were A Method of Economic Survival

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Jessica Gordon-Nembhard talks about her research into the history of African-American co-ops.

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December 8, 2022

Keeping Co-ops as a Viable Housing Option

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On today's show, we learn about the potential of housing cooperatives with Anne Reynolds, former Director of UW Center for Cooperatives.

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December 5, 2022

The making of La BOM: Montreuil’s new Library of Things and Sharing Hub

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Inspired by Shareable’s coverage of the sharing economy, Bibliothèque D’Objets De Montreuil, also known as La BOM, opened its doors as a “Library of Things” in April 2022 in the Parisian suburb of Montreuil. 

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November 17, 2022

A Conversation About FOOD COOP

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A conversation about the film FOOD COOP with the filmmaker, Tom Boothe, and a panel of food co-op experts.

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November 8, 2022

Join GEO and Friends to Watch and Discuss FOOD COOP

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GEO is hosting a 3 day on-line screening of the documentary FOOD COOP, as well as a panel discussion of the film.

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November 7, 2022

Cooperative Enterprise and Market Economy: Chapter 2

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Essence, economic objective, and characteristics of the cooperative enterprise.Essence, economic objective, and characteristics of the cooperative enterprise.

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September 12, 2022

The Genius of Ella Jo Baker

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Ella Baker is well-regarded as a giant in the Civil Rights Movement, known for her unique participatory grassroots organizing style and also for her ability to galvanize young people to bring a militancy in the struggle to end segregation. But Baker is less known for her innovative organizing prowess before the 1960s – forming a network of self-help cooperatives to bring economic relief to black people during the Depression.Ella Baker is well-regarded as a giant in the Civil Rights Movement, known for her unique participatory grassroots organizing style and also for her ability to galvanize young people to bring a militancy in the struggle to end segregation. But Baker is less known for her innovative organizing prowess before the 1960s – forming a network of self-help cooperatives to bring economic relief to black people during the Depression.