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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

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April 30, 2014

Black Farming, Self Determination and Resilience

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Dr. Monica White talks about her research into Black farming.

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October 25, 2021

Organizing for Food Justice in a Texas Food Desert

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How food several Dallas food justice organizations joined together to bring healthy food to the city's several food deserts.

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October 21, 2021

Matt Cropp on Worker Co-op Basics

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Matt Cropp of the Vermont Employee Ownership Center discusses the basics of worker cooperative structure.

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October 18, 2021

Reinventing Commons Governance in Modern Times

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I gave the following remarks about commons governance on September 27 as part of the U!REKA Lab Lecture Series.

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October 14, 2021

Selling Cooperative: The Olympia Food Co-op

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A documentary film about the 40 year history of the Olympia Food Co-op.

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October 11, 2021

The Growing Democracy Project

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Michael Johnson discusses his upcoming book, "The Growing Democracy Project," with Vernon Oakes.

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October 8, 2021

Covid Couldn’t Stop Worker-Owned Co-ops

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Collaboration and democratic decision making is just part of how worker owned businesses, or co-ops, fared better than other companies during the pandemic. By and large they survived, even thrived, and today they’re less likely to experience the labor shortages many businesses face as the economy reopens.

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October 4, 2021

Green Mountain Spinnery + Flat Iron Cooperative

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Green Mountain Spinnery is a 40 year old cooperative based in rural Vermont; Flat Iron Cafe is a cooperatively owned coffee shop also based in Vermont.

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September 30, 2021

Guerrilla Translation's Berlin Hierophant Meeting

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A report on Guerrilla Translation's first in-person retreat since the beginning of the pandemic.