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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

United States

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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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October 14, 2021

Selling Cooperative: The Olympia Food Co-op

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A documentary film about the 40 year history of the Olympia Food Co-op.

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September 20, 2021

Selling to a Worker Coop Over Time

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Different ways to convert a business to a worker co-op over time.

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September 2, 2021

The Best Job Ever

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Steve Manning talks about his work history before joining the Cheese Board Pizzeria worker cooperative, and the many benefits he's experienced since.

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July 1, 2021

Rethinking the Farming Economy

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A Vermont nonprofit is connecting independent farms with buyers and distributors, reducing food surplus and working to eliminate food insecurity.

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June 14, 2021

The Government Is Here to Help Small Businesses — Unless They’re Cooperatives

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The Small Business Administration’s rules prevent it from helping most employee- and consumer-owned cooperatives, even though Congress specifically asked it to.

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March 8, 2021

The Rest of Our Working Lives

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Kim Pinkham talks about the PV Squared worker cooperative in this interview from 2008.

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February 26, 2021

Organizing for food sovereignty in Boston

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Organizing for Food Sovereignty in Boston: A Personal History” with Greg Watson.

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February 22, 2021

How Co-ops Benefit Your Wallet and Work

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A conversation about worker co-ops with technical assistance providers in the Chicagoland area.