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Call for Worker Coops to Speak on Virtual Maine Coop Panel

Local Sprouts Cooperative is looking for worker-owners in other cooperatives to share their perspectives on a virtual panel.  The intention of the panel: to connect Local Sprouts to a broader cooperative community, philosophy, and history. It can be pretty isolating up here sometimes (we are one of the only worker co-ops in Maine)!

The Icarus Project Is Hiring

The Icarus Project [TIP] is looking for someone in New York City with a strong background in social justice as well as o

A Critique of Our Modern World by Ian Welch

Ian Welch is a prolific blogger and writer who is often quoted by various writers in Economics blogs. This blog entry is most intriguing for his clarity on the flaws in the current strain of "Capitalism." Chief among his points is the identification of the Marxian recognition of the destructive nature of "Wage Labor." This is gleaned to share the context of the following quote:

People's Reconstruction in Rockaway After Sandy

After Sandy devastated the Rockaway community, Occupy Sandy, the Working World and the residents of the Rockaways created W.O.R.C., Worker Owned Rockaway Co-ops.  GRITtv profiles the group this week.

Mondragon Statement Regarding Future of Fagor Electrodomésticos

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2013

According to the Corporation’s General Council, the proposal submitted by Fagor Electrodomésticos is not viable, and it has unanimously agreed the company no longer responds to market needs, and the financial resources it requests would not ensure its business future.

Moving Beyond Capitalism

INTERNATIONAL CALL TO PARTICIPATE & CONTRIBUTE:

“Moving Beyond Capitalism” Conference

July 29 - August 5, 2014

Center for Global Justice, San Miguel de Allende, México

 

-What can we do now to get from here to there?

Co-operatives Have the 'DNA' of Sustainability

From Co-operative News's coverage of this years International Cooperative Alliance conference:

Presenting the results of the research, Yuill Herbert of Sustainability Solutions referred to ILO’s Director General statement for the International Day of Co-operatives, in which he linked co-operatives with sustainable development. Mr Ryder praised co-operatives for expanding into new and innovative areas such as recycling and renewable energy.

November 11, 2013