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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Worker Cooperatives

Businesses that are owned and democratically controlled by their workers/employees (called "worker-owners").

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March 16, 2020
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Covering six years of business progress, the 2019 Worker Cooperative State of the Sector is a report on worker-owned business in the United States. This report is a co-production of Democracy at Work Institute and U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives, drawing upon the latest developments in the field, and deepens our understanding of the sector.

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March 5, 2020
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Seven thing the author learned about the principle of the Sovereignty of Labor while visiting the Mondragon Cooperative Corporation in the fall of 2019.

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February 6, 2020
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How cooperatives build a better world.

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February 3, 2020
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Members of Madison Worker Cooperatives discuss the upcoming Regional Rendezvous.

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January 13, 2020
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DSWC works with people with developmental disabilities “to facilitate their participation in all aspects of their home and community life”.

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December 19, 2019
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Interviews with four worker-owners from four of the Arizmedi Bakeries

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December 2, 2019
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An interview with Jamila Medley of the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance.

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November 29, 2019
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Members of worker-owned cooperative indie game studios talk about the benefits of the co-op model and their experiences with the ups and downs of worker-ownership, at a 2019 GDC panel.

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October 31, 2019
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John McNamara reflects on his 26 years as a worker-owner at Union Cab.