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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Linking Opposition & Alternatives

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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.

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August 21, 2020

From Surviving to Self-Healing

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The Kiva Centers facilitates group meetings and other events in which people impacted by mental health and substance use issues receive mutual aid from others with similar experiences.

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August 14, 2020

From Door to Door: An Interview with Jessica Gordon-Nembhard

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An interview with Jessica Gordon-Nembhard.

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August 3, 2020

Community Land Trust Builds Social Housing

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European communities are adapting the U.S. model of the community land trust to mitigate the housing affordability crisis.

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July 2, 2020

How to Turn Your Non-Profit into a Worker Co-op

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Kim Grveles tells the story of how disgruntled workers at a Wisconsin non-profit formed a worker co-op to do the same work they were doing as employees, but with all the benefits of ownership.

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June 15, 2020

How Do We Change the Police?

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To change the police, we need to fundamentally change the organization of city government.

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May 26, 2020

Community Capital in the Time of COVID-19

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In this Solidarity Chicago session, you will learn historical and contemporary examples of how our communities have employed rotating savings and credit associations, peer-to-peer lending, and other creative methods of harnessing capital.

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March 5, 2020

7 Lessons on the “Sovereignty of Labor”

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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 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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December 9, 2019

Solidarity Economy Roads

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The concluding chapter of Solidarity Economy Roads which brings together observations from the previous 10 chapters.