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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Strategies for Change

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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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April 15, 2021

Cities Beyond Bureaucracy

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Urban researcher Nikos Vrantsis interviews Yavor Tarinski, author of Common Futures: Social Transformation and Political Ecology, on the current bureaucratic state of cities and the democratic perspectives offered by autonomous urban movements. 

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March 15, 2021

Young People and Cooperatives: A Perfect Match?

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This report presents the results of a collaborative research project on the theme of cooperatives and youth, developed by the ICA and its four regional offices under the ICA-EU Partnership for international cooperative development (#coops4dev).

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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.

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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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June 11, 2020

Making Worker Co-ops "Antifragile"

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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.

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May 28, 2020

Solidarity: We Don’t Need to be Perfect

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We don't need to be perfect to have solidarity.

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February 24, 2020

A New Breed of Worker Coops

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Joseph Cureton discusses the holding company model being used by the Staffing Cooperative (now the Orban Cooperative).

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September 23, 2019

How to set-up a mobile mutual aid herbal apothecary

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Mutual aid mobile apothecaries are taking off as a model for providing health services to people who may not have access otherwise.