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Apply for a position in a worker cooperative incubator to help create healthy, dignified jobs for low-income women. Bi-lingual applicants who speak Spanish and English only.

What is a revolution? For the last 250 years or so, revolutions have consisted above all of planetwide transformations of political common sense, the very grounds of political discussion. French Revolution. Russian Revolution. The 60s. Now.

This is a very supportive piece about the takeover of a window company by the workers and union membes. Worth reading and sharing.

This year's themes: Community Vs. Uncertainty. The focus of the Monday program will be on Solidarity/New Economy. Looking for dynamic presenters who can offer interactive and/or engaging workshops.

Quilted co-op is excited for someone to join their Berkeley office full-time and contribute to our team doing project management, support, and training for our nonprofit, cooperative, and social justice clients..

The Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy is pleased to announce the Advancing the Development of Worker Cooperatives (ADWC) pre-conference, which will focus on successful inter-cooperative approaches to self-financing and financing within the co-op movement.

The biennial Democracy Convention is coming up in early August, 2013, in Madison, Wisconsin. The ItsOurEconomy team is spearheading the Economic Democracy track. GEO is planning on supporting them in this event.

Self-management and Work as Alternatives to the Global Economic Crisis. July 9-12, 2013, João Pessoa, Brazil

Yochai Benkler, Co-Director of the Faculty at Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, talks about his newest book. Video and audio are both available through the page.

Paul Glover, instigator behinc Ithaca Hours and a passionate spokes-person for local money contributed this overview to Shareables.net. A local money or, alternatively, a time-bank, can bring the community together, provide the "money" for local improvement(s), and teaches the participants trust in each other and the community as a whole.

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