Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy
Cooperative development is the most important social change work that a person can do.
European communities are adapting the U.S. model of the community land trust to mitigate the housing affordability crisis.
The principle of spreading losses is important to expand upon to make the worker co-operative movement resistant to, and even benefited by, economic disruptions.
We don't need to be perfect to have solidarity.
Joseph Cureton discusses the holding company model being used by the Staffing Cooperative (now the Orban Cooperative).
Mutual aid mobile apothecaries are taking off as a model for providing health services to people who may not have access otherwise.