Workers Celebrate 20 Years Of Shared Bread And Ownership

By Misty Dawn Spicer-Sitzes, www.shareable.net -

By Misty Dawn Spicer-Sitzes for Shareable. Workers in California are taking economic change into their own hands. The Arizmendi Association of Cooperatives is one of the shining examples of how [...]

8 Cities Have New Co-op-Style Black Worker Centers

By Melissa Hellmann, www.yesmagazine.org -

By Melissa Hellmann for Yes Magazine - Delonte Wilkins was looking for a fresh start when he was released from Pennsylvania’s Schuylkill Federal Correctional Institution in February. He polished [...]

Baltimore: One Year After The Uprising

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Last April after the killing of Freddie Gray Baltimore experienced an uprising. It was not what was shown on television, which [...]

NYC Set To Triple Number Of Worker Cooperatives

By Oscar Perry Abello, www.nextcity.org -

By Oscar Perry Abello for Next City - Worker cooperatives can sometimes sound too good to be true: a business owned and controlled by its workers, who each usually get an equal share of the [...]

Chicago Workers Took Over Window Factory. Today, They’re Thriving

By Sarah van Gelder, www.yesmagazine.org -

By Sarah van Gelder for Yes Magazine - Back in the day, factory workers at the Chicago-based Republic Windows and Doors were simply told what to do. That wasn’t unusual. Workers might have seen [...]

Newsletter: Economy Of The Future-Economic Democracy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance - This Labor Day weekend rather than looking at the history and current struggles of workers, we look to the future and imagine what [...]

Newsletter – Black August, End Neo-Slavery, Resist

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance - Black August is coming to an end as we commemorate the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. As many head back to school, a full [...]

How Worker Co-Ops Are Moving Beyond Capitalism

By David Morgan, www.occupy.com -

The explosion of worker cooperatives in recent years has social justice organizers talking. Transitioning to a people-powered economy will require the work of many different social movements and [...]

$5 Million For Co-op Development In Madison

By Ajowa Nzinga Ifateyo, www.geo.coop -

Soon after that conversation, Soglin initiated Madison’s Capitol Improvement Plan, “Co-operative Enterprises for Job Creation & Business Development.” This plan would authorize the city to spend [...]