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The Co-operative Heritage Trust, custodian of the Rochdale Pioneers Museum and a registered charity which safeguards co-operative heritage, is delighted to announce today that funding has been secured to ensure that key records from the workers’ co-operative movement will be identified and saved.

Rob Hopkins spoke with Alex Lawrie about Go-op, a highly ambitious attempt to create the first co-operatively owned train operating company in the U.K.:

It’s almost May 1st! Have you made your plans for this year’s International Workers Day? We love May Day because it’s a celebration and recognition of our movement’s long fight for fundamental dignity and respect. So we thought we’d put together a few interesting resources to help you learn more about May Day or build popular education into your May Day program. Enjoy!

LIVE: 50 allies #shutdown South Bay detention center in Boston in support of immigrant workers going on strike on May 1st.

We are exactly one week away from the largest immigrant-led strike of our generation.

South Mountain Company [a worker-owned co-op], an integrated architecture, engineering, design, and build firm, has been bringing renewable energy to Martha’s Vineyard for more than 40 years. Pioneers in the industry, SMC has developed a unique approach to integrating renewable technologies to make the most of available sustainable resources.

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