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Spain's CIC Tries to Build a New Economy from the Ground Up

The Catalan Integral Cooperative (CIC, pronounced “seek”) is surely one of the more audacious commons-based innovations to have emerged in the past five years.

How Worker Co-ops are Moving Beyond Capitalism

The explosion of worker cooperatives in recent years has social justice organizers talking.

What If Uber Were a Unionized, Worker-Owned Co-Op? These Denver Cabbies Are Making It Happen

What it boils down to is ensuring an equal emphasis on the “worker” and “owner” of being a worker-owner.

Contemporary Crisis and Workers Control

It was beyond the imagination of most workers and scholars in industrialized countries that workers would or could occupy their companies and run them on their own.

The Sum is More Than the Parts

Can leading alt-economic and social movements find ways to work more closely together?

Beyond the Neoliberal University: Lessons from Mondragón University and 1930s CUNY

University governance is approaching a critical juncture.

These Neighbors Got Together to Buy Vacant Buildings. Now They’re Renting to Bike Shops and Brewers

While the investment cooperatives that have formed in northeast Minneapolis and in Sangudo have relied primarily on the resources of the communities starting them, both initiatives have also benefited from favorable state and provincial policies.

Ownership & Business Models as Social & Ideological Battlefields

The creation of what we now call capitalism, with its deification of private property and free...markets, has been a conscious project spanning a number of centuries.

A Fair Share: Worker Cooperatives and the Growth of Shared Capitalism

A growing number of business owners are making the decision to turn over ownership to their employees.

What is the Commons Transition? (According to the Sustainable Economies Law Center)

To me, a commons transition speaks to the process of communities progressively controlling and self-governing more and more of their collective resources, by and for themselves and future generations.

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