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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Multi-Stakeholder Cooperatives

Businesses that are owned and democratically controlled by multiple stakeholders. This can include workers, consumers, producers, and/or community members.

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November 22, 2021

Community Owned Real Estate

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Ebony Gustave interviews East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative Executive Director Noni Sessions for the Cooperative Journal podcast.

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September 27, 2021

Fairmondo: Cooperatively Owned Online Marketplace

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Fairmondo is an online-marketplace owned by its local users currently based in Germany. It is an ethical alternative aiming to compete against Amazon’s extractive model.

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July 8, 2021

Feeding the Soul of DisCOs

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DisCOs are a possible and plausible catalyst for slipping out of today’s decaying economy, and creating true ecology within the economic framework.

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October 21, 2019

Central Co-op: A Tale of Two Cities

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Central Co-op in Seattle converted to a solidarity (multi-stakeholder) model that includes a new membership class for staff.