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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Solidarity Economy Organizing

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October 3, 2016

A Cooperative Manifesto

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Cooperative development is the most important social change work that a person can do.

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May 27, 2014

Black Co-ops Were A Method of Economic Survival

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Jessica Gordon-Nembhard talks about her research into the history of African-American co-ops.

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January 10, 2022

Lessons from Venezuela's Social Economy

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Michael Lebowitz shares his perspective on the social economic models in Venezuela and Yugoslavia. Lebowitz highlights the importance of self-actualization through protagonism and how the most successful of these models focused on solidarity over self-interest.

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November 11, 2021

Mapping the US Solidarity City

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Professor Maliha Safri discusser her research into post-capitalist economic organizing in NYC, and how people of color are forming and participating in a majority of the postcapitalist practices we studied in NYC.

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November 4, 2021

Horizontalidad: Love and Care as Affective Revolutionary Practice

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Marina Sitrin discusses the concept and practice of "horizontalism" in Argentina.

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February 1, 2021

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief

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This conversation illustrated 4 of the many stories of what the work actually looks like on the ground.

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January 25, 2021

Saving Farmland, Supporting Farmers

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Agrarian Trust has started ten Agrarian Commons in the US, in an attempt to make community-supported, collectively stewarded farmland available to younger farmers

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January 18, 2021

Cooperation and Chocolate

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A community in Colombia is ditching traditional capitalist models in order to build a collective future.

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January 14, 2021

A New Landscape for Skill-Sharing

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A new landscape for skill-sharing emerges from pandemic aftermath.

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January 11, 2021

Investing in Real Cooperation

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Matt Cropp talks about what the Oak Street Cooperative and Vermont Real Estate Co-op have been up to.