Tag Archives: Culture

How to generate and nurture a strong co-operative culture

How to generate and nurture a strong co-operative culture
Talking about governance problems at the Co-operative Group, our friend and fellow co-operator Sion Whellens, of worker co-operative Calverts Design & Print, said “co-operative culture eats co-operative governance for breakfast!” This got us thinking – is there too much emphasis on governance and not enough on the co-operative culture that supports it? At Co-operantics, we help other co-ops to focus on using co-operative skills effectively, ... Read more

Will Jackson, Miss., Be the New Co-op Capital of the South?

Will Jackson, Miss., Be the New Co-op Capital of the South?
Could Jackson, Miss., become the capital of cooperative economics in the south? Mayor Chokwe Lumumba imagined it this way, championing a vision of solidarity economics to heal the city's economic wounds and move it forward into a new, more inclusive economy. Despite the mayor's untimely death in February, his work took a step forward a few weeks ago at the Jackson Rising: New Economies Conference. With the help of our viewers, the GRITtv ... Read more