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Reykjavik’s First Worker-Run Café Hopes To Open Soon

The worker’s cooperative FRAKTAL has their sights set on opening Reykjavík’s first ever worker-run vegan café, and have launched a fundraiser to help make that dream a reality.

“We are basically a workplace run by its workers. We are all equal members of this cooperative, all decisions are taken either by consensus or vote,” Christina Milcher, a worker for the group, told The Grapevine. “We are all equal members of this cooperative, all decisions are taken either by consensus or vote.”

Another member, Raphaël Alexandre, re-iterated this, saying, “We’re our own bosses and our core rule is ‘one person = one vote’. If anyone new is brought in, then according to our by-laws, this person becomes an equal member with an equal vote.”

Read the rest at Reykjavik Grapevine

 

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