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The Death of the Labor Market

Over the past 20 years, the existence of common spaces, places of social debate and pretty much everything involving citizenship has been erased in a conscious and ideologically-directed manner.

Powering Community: Talking Resilience with Timothy DenHerder-Thomas

Our whole economy is built on financing things for privatized benefit.

Cooperative/Solidarity Economics and Advancing the Development of Worker Co-ops

Let's try to get both a firm grasp and a large perspective on "regional co-operative/solidarity economic development," and what it has to do with “advancing the development of worker co-operatives.”

Living Co-operatively: Everyday Dissent

Co-operatives (housing, energy, food and worker) act in opposition to the ruthlessness of capitalism, and provide security, opportunity and positivity to those involved with them.

We Need a New Economic System

If we want to reverse this trajectory — if we want an economy that delivers democratic rather than plutocratic outcomes — we need to democratize the economy.

Worker Cooperatives – An Alternative for Youth

Worker cooperatives are rising, and youth are increasingly becoming a part of their success.

Self-Help by the People: A Short History of Cooperatives in Britain, With a Foray into the United States

This is the story of 175 years of successful self-help, of an international movement that built lasting economic institutions out of the pooled pennies of millions of working people.

It’s time for a new political and economic system – A conversation with Gar Alperovitz

Here’s our starting point: If you don’t like corporate capitalism or state socialism, then what do you want — and how do we get there?

10 Lessons from Kenya's Remarkable Cooperatives

For many people concerned about inequality in the United States, cooperatives represent a beacon of hope.

Start-ups: Lambs and Corner Stores

New Hope’s vision is to develop a network of small, cooperatively owned farms that will eventually be the supply chain for small, cooperatively owned corner stores in the East Bay with healthy food products.

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