Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy
Cooperative development is the most important social change work that a person can do.
Jessica Gordon-Nembhard talks about her research into the history of African-American co-ops.
A Vermont nonprofit is connecting independent farms with buyers and distributors, reducing food surplus and working to eliminate food insecurity.
The Small Business Administration’s rules prevent it from helping most employee- and consumer-owned cooperatives, even though Congress specifically asked it to.
Kim Pinkham talks about the PV Squared worker cooperative in this interview from 2008.
Organizing for Food Sovereignty in Boston: A Personal History” with Greg Watson.
A conversation about worker co-ops with technical assistance providers in the Chicagoland area.
Profiles of two co-op leaders: Carol Zippert of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund and Tim Huet of the Arizmendi Association of Cooperatives.
Lessons learned from the STL Mutual Aid Fund project.
Interviews with four worker-owners from four of the Arizmedi Bakeries