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Economic Justice and Cooperatives

An Interview with Ricardo Nuñez

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November 12, 2020
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In part four of this six-part series, we spoke with Ricardo Nuñez, Director of Economic Democracy at Sustainable Economies Law Center. If you want to learn more about what it means and what it takes to see economic justice in your community, tune in to this episode!

More about Ricardo:

Ricardo Samir Nuñez is a worker cooperative ecosystem development specialist supporting cultural practices, policies, organizations, and systemic changes that allow communities to build beyond the interlocking systems of imperialist white supremacist capitalist patriarchy. He is currently the Director of Economic Democracy at the Sustainable Economies Law Center where he co-coordinates educational programs, legal services, policy advocacy, and regional and national ecosystem development to restore human labor to right relationship with people and the planet. He is board president of the US Federation of Worker Cooperatives and at-large board member at the California Center for Cooperative Development and the Southern California Focus on Cooperation. He is also becoming a lawyer without going to law school through California’s Law Office Study Program (



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