Grassroots Economic Organizing - Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy https://geo.coop/ en Health Autonomy Beyond the Pandemic: Webinar https://geo.coop/articles/health-autonomy-beyond-pandemic-webinar <div data-history-node-id="5425" class="node node--type-article node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix" typeof="schema:Article"> <div> <div> <figure class="image no-upscale"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/small_square/public/2020-08/health-autonomy-webinar_0.jpeg" width="170" height="170" alt="&quot;&quot;" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </figure> </div> </div> <h2 class="title is-5"> <a href="/articles/health-autonomy-beyond-pandemic-webinar" hreflang="en">Health Autonomy Beyond the Pandemic: Webinar</a> </h2> <div class="content"> <div><p>Health Autonomy Beyond the Pandemic webinar with Knoxville Community Apothecary, Ujimaa Medics, and Community Pharmacy.</p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 17 Aug 2020 18:01:15 +0000 Josh Davis 5425 at https://geo.coop Mutual Aid Healthcare https://geo.coop/articles/health-autonomy-beyond-pandemic-webinar#comments The Southern Cooperative Movement https://geo.coop/content/southern-cooperative-movement-0 <span>The Southern Cooperative Movement</span> <span><span lang="" about="/users/josh-davis" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Josh Davis</span></span> <span>April 28, 2014, 2:46 pm</span> <div class="content"> <div><p>Articles about the cooperative movement in the American South.</p> </div> </div> <div> <div> <figure class="image no-upscale"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2019-10/Alice%20Wine-Progressive%20Club.jpg" width="558" height="351" alt="Woman standing behind the counter of a cooperative market." typeof="foaf:Image" /> </figure> </div> </div> <div> <div class="label">Collection type</div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/299" hreflang="en">Issue</a></div> </div> <section class="comment-section"> <h3 class="subtitle">Add new comment</h3> <drupal-render-placeholder 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typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Marty Heyman</span></span> <span>August 26, 2013, 10:00 pm</span> <div class="content"> <div><p>articles about intentional community economics.</p> </div> </div> <div> <div> <figure class="image no-upscale"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2019-10/Acorn_Group.jpg" width="640" height="426" alt="residents of the Acorn intentional community." typeof="foaf:Image" /> </figure> </div> </div> <div> <div class="label">Collection type</div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/299" hreflang="en">Issue</a></div> </div> <section class="comment-section"> <h3 class="subtitle">Add new comment</h3> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=1044&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="zvnbHT4-aCl051t-TfoRoIh3LVgYXLVhLGQAUBNDuYo"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> <div> <div class="label">Publication date</div> <div><time datetime="2013-08-26T12:00:00Z">August 26, 2013, 12:00 pm</time> </div> </div> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 22:00:02 +0000 Marty Heyman 1044 at https://geo.coop https://geo.coop/content/intentional-communities-and-solidarity-economics#comments Advancing the Development of Worker Co-ops (ADWC) 2013 https://geo.coop/content/advancing-development-worker-co-ops-adwc-2013 <span>Advancing the Development of Worker Co-ops (ADWC) 2013</span> <span><span lang="" about="/users/marty-heyman" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Marty Heyman</span></span> <span>June 24, 2013, 1:36 pm</span> <div class="content"> <div><p>Articles about financing worker cooperatives.</p> </div> </div> <div> <div> <figure class="image no-upscale"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2019-10/pv2_10th_anniversary_0.jpg" width="960" height="640" alt="Worker-owners of Pioneer Valley Photo Voltiacs." typeof="foaf:Image" /> </figure> </div> </div> <div> <div class="label">Collection type</div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/299" hreflang="en">Issue</a></div> </div> <section class="comment-section"> 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<span><span lang="" about="/users/ethan" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Ethan</span></span> <span>April 11, 2012, 1:39 am</span> <div class="content"> <div><p>Articles about the legacy of John Howard Griffin's book 'Black Like Me'.</p> </div> </div> <div> <div> <figure class="image no-upscale"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2019-10/blm%20cover.jpg" width="659" height="447" alt="&quot;&quot;" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </figure> </div> </div> <div> <div class="label">Collection type</div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/299" hreflang="en">Issue</a></div> </div> <section class="comment-section"> <h3 class="subtitle">Add new comment</h3> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=866&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="w0FOPe3pGRi3VcshiUk4IHbU7uWm6N_hDNGiosblIRo"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> <div> <div class="label">Publication date</div> <div><time datetime="2012-04-15T12:00:00Z">April 15, 2012, 12:00 pm</time> </div> </div> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 01:39:42 +0000 Ethan 866 at https://geo.coop https://geo.coop/content/geo-11-lessons-today-black-me#comments Delivery Co-ops Offer Growing Alternative to National Gig Delivery Services https://geo.coop/gleanings/delivery-co-ops-offer-growing-alternative-national-gig-delivery-services <span>Delivery Co-ops Offer Growing Alternative to National Gig Delivery Services</span> <span><span lang="" about="/users/josh-davis" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Josh Davis</span></span> <span>July 26, 2021, 5:53 pm</span> <div class="content"> <div><blockquote> <p>Smith reports that in 2020 three firms—DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Grubhub—controlled 93 percent of the restaurant food delivery market (DoorDash had a 45 percent market share, Uber Eats 30 percent, and Grubhub 18 percent).</p> <p>A silver lining, however, is the emergence of local delivery services. Smith in her report profiles 20 of them—notably, 15 of the 20 firms she profiles were founded in 2020 or 2021. If you do the math, it is obvious that the market share of these upstart firms remains small. It is also highly likely that not every one of the new local firms will make it. After all, as the pandemic subsides and restaurants reopen to full capacity, the number of delivered meals is likely to fall. Nonetheless, many of these businesses may succeed, and if they do, they can help retain more wealth in local communities.</p> <p>Writing in the <a data-wpel-link="external" href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/11/more-than-a-job-the-meal-delivery-co-ops-making-the-gig-economy-fairer" rel="noopener external noreferrer noopener" target="_blank"><em>Guardian</em></a>, reporter Sophie Atkinson notes that the <a data-wpel-link="external" href="https://coopcycle.org/en/" rel="noopener external noreferrer noopener" target="_blank">CoopCycle</a> delivery service, which began in France in 2017, “now has 67 co-ops across seven countries in its ‘federation’ and has extended from Europe to Canada and Australia.” And, as Smith details, a similar movement has taken hold in many US cities.</p> <p>As Smith points out, all these businesses are based in some measure on a similar idea: If you are not seeking to extract large profits for Wall Street investors, that gives the business more room to charge local restaurants less and pay workers more. That said, a single dominant business model has yet to emerge. Instead, Smith outlines multiple distinct business models that are in development.</p> </blockquote> <p><a href="https://nonprofitquarterly.org/delivery-co-ops-offer-growing-alternative-to-national-gig-delivery-services/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Read the rest at Nonprofit Quarterly</a></p> <p> </p> </div> </div> <div> <div class="label">Insert an image into the text</div> <div> <div> <figure class="image no-upscale"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2021-07/foodie-taxi.jpg" width="1000" height="1000" alt="&quot;&quot;" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </figure> </div> </div> </div> <div> <div class="label">Publication date</div> <div><time datetime="2021-07-26T12:00:00Z">July 26, 2021, 12:00 pm</time> </div> </div> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:53:38 +0000 Josh Davis 5904 at https://geo.coop https://geo.coop/gleanings/delivery-co-ops-offer-growing-alternative-national-gig-delivery-services#comments On Worker Cooperatives https://geo.coop/articles/on-worker-cooperatives <div data-history-node-id="5903" class="node node--type-article node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix" typeof="schema:Article"> <div> <div> <figure class="image no-upscale"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/small_square/public/2021-07/Niki-Okuk-RCO-Tires.png" width="170" height="170" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </figure> </div> </div> <h2 class="title is-5"> <a href="/articles/on-worker-cooperatives" hreflang="en">On Worker Cooperatives </a> </h2> <div class="content"> <div><p>Niki Okuk, COO of RCO Tires cooperative, discusses the tribulations and the successes of doing business as a worker co-op.</p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:27:38 +0000 Josh Davis 5903 at https://geo.coop Waste Management & Remediation Worker Cooperatives cooperative economy Workplace Democracy Racial Justice https://geo.coop/articles/on-worker-cooperatives#comments