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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

9 Problems to Fix in the Co-op Sector

  1. Co-ops and co-op members need to have higher expectations of professional behaviour from other co-operators. This is a movement where we have an obligation to create amazing workspaces filled with rich community, deep interdependence, synergy, collaboration, open communication and positive-sum thinking. It's often not. It's often the realm of people who exploit and demean others just like we know soulless corporations do. Stop tolerating this! Demand better!
  2. We need to call out people in co-ops, big and small, old and new, who do business as if it didn't matter that they were in a co-op. The movement matters. The principles matter. The community and people matter. It ought to look, feel and operate differently from the soulless corporations we are trying to supplant.

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