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It Takes an Ecosystem: The Rise of Worker Cooperatives in the US

It Takes an Ecosystem: The Rise of Worker Cooperatives in the US
As the traditional job market deteriorates, the number of worker cooperatives in the United States is growing as people seek more stable and rewarding work. An ecosystem of worker cooperative development organizations is emerging to accelerate this trend. What's a worker cooperative? A worker cooperative is a for-profit business that is owned and managed democratically by employees. Other types of cooperatives exist; for example, consumer ... Read more

CommonBound Recap: There Are Many Alternatives

CommonBound Recap: There Are Many Alternatives
“One of the most frightening things to the people who oppose the development of a new economy is the possibility that we are actually able to do things for ourselves. One of the ways that old economy is able to exist is on the notion that ‘There Is No Alternative’ (TINA). To that we must resolutely and consistently say: ‘TAMA’ (There Are Many Alternatives).” Those were the words which Ed Whitfield of Fund for Democratic Communities left the ... Read more