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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

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February 13, 2020

Tech Co-ops Are on the Rise

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John McNamara responds to responses to his article on why a "cooperative Uber" is a bad idea, and reports on some of the many tech cooperative projects.

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January 27, 2020

Why We Don't Need a Cooperative Uber

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Uber's business model is not one that co-ops should, or could, emulate. There is scope for transport focused platform co-ops, but they will not look like Uber or Lyft.

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October 31, 2019

Long Live Union Cab!

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John McNamara reflects on his 26 years as a worker-owner at Union Cab.

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July 25, 2019

Co-operative Ride-Sharing with Eva Co-op

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Eva ride sharing co-operative launched just 10 weeks ago in Montréal, directly trying to challenge the Uber and Lyft status quo. Unique to Eva is its basis on blockchain and the co-operative model.