BreadHive's owners -- five women and one man, ages 25 to 31 -- share in the profits and operate without a hierarchical structure. Decisions are made by consensus at weekly meetings.

Adam Simpson: In your own words, how would you define ethical banking? And how does it differentiate from traditional banks?

I need to say some more about the thinking I expressed in my earlier blog. My main point was and is that our most meaningful and effective protests have their source in sharp strategic thinking that is free of moral righteousness. Full of passion grounded in our values and concerns for a world that can work well, but not in moral righteousness.

Our alt/Right, neo-Nazis, white supremacists, etc. are a form of resistance to the profound cultural, political, and economic changes that are happening globally.* They are hopelessly fighting a losing battle. In fact, the intensity of their moral righteousness is the measure of their hopelessness. Even Steve Bannon says this: “Ethno-nationalism—it's losers.

My Red Light aims to become the Netherlands’ first official cooperative of prostitutes, where they have a say about their work schedule and the design of the rooms, and even train for managerial positions.

“One of the things we have changed in recent years is that instead of talking about what is good for prostitutes, we have started to talk to them,” said Jasper Karman, spokesman for Amsterdam’s mayor, Eberhard van der Laan.

This moment belongs to us. Help us build economic democracy in Berkeley!

Last year, you answered the call to support a resolution for the promotion of worker cooperatives at Berkeley City Council. Due to your support, we are currently working with the City of Berkeley to write an ordinance that will prioritize worker cooperatives! 

Young cooperators all around the globe are already building more equal, fulfilling and caring workplaces. WE OWN IT! is a campaign powered by CICOPA that aims to spread stories about cooperatives and cooperators to young people around the world. We want to inspire the next generation to create more caring, cooperative jobs and enterprises run by and for people.  Stay tuned: WE ONW IT! will be launched soon!

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