Gleanings

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2013

According to the Corporation’s General Council, the proposal submitted by Fagor Electrodomésticos is not viable, and it has unanimously agreed the company no longer responds to market needs, and the financial resources it requests would not ensure its business future.

Gar Alperovitz and Thomas Hanna recently commented on Mondragon's Fagor Electronics co-op's filing for bankruptcy

My So-Called Housing Cooperative is the story of young adults trying to live a life of cooperation and compassion... without losing their minds. Each month's webispode features a scripted parody based upon real life at the Faire-Op.

After Sandy devastated the Rockaway community, Occupy Sandy, the Working World and the residents of the Rockaways created W.O.R.C., Worker Owned Rockaway Co-ops.  GRITtv profiles the group this week.

I had an amazing weekend learning about local sustainable food and cooperatives! So, you know, the best kind of weekend. Here's a rundown of what happened:

The Icarus Project [TIP] is looking for someone in New York City with a strong background in social justice as well as o

Local Sprouts Cooperative is looking for worker-owners in other cooperatives to share their perspectives on a virtual panel.  The intention of the panel: to connect Local Sprouts to a broader cooperative community, philosophy, and history. It can be pretty isolating up here sometimes (we are one of the only worker co-ops in Maine)!

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