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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Consumer Cooperatives

Member-owned and democratically-controlled associations though which consumers collectively purchase and distribute goods/services.

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June 14, 2021

The Government Is Here to Help Small Businesses — Unless They’re Cooperatives

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The Small Business Administration’s rules prevent it from helping most employee- and consumer-owned cooperatives, even though Congress specifically asked it to.

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May 20, 2021

The Death and Life of a Neighborhood Cooperative

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Why one food co-op in NYC failed to survive, and what we can learn from that experience.

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August 31, 2020

Black Economic Lives Matter Too

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Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard talks about economic democracy in the context of the Movement for Black Lives.