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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Linking Opposition & Alternatives

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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 25, 2020

How to Create a Solidarity Enterprise

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Preface and chapter 1 of Louis Razeto's guide to creating solidarity enterprises.

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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.

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November 11, 2019

Solidarity Economy Roads

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Luis Razeto Migliaro considers the relationship between spirituality and economy.

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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.