Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK Labour Party discusses the importance of worker cooperatives in empowering communities across Britain. Wealth inequality obstructs a democratic society. Emphasizing investment at a local level is central to Labour's plan to put money back in the pockets of working people and create a more equitable society.

In Humanizing the Economy: Co-operatives in the Age of CapitalJohn Restakis, a veteran of the Canadian co-op movement, argues for increasing the role of co-operatives and economic democracy, without suggesting that they are a panacea.

Member-owned co-operative Modo announces that, effective July 3rd the carsharing service will now allow drivers 16+ with an ‘L’ (Learner) designation to join as “Green Members”. Modo is the first carsharing company in North America to open the door to learner drivers and hopes that this move will inspire the next generation to consider carsharing over car ownership.

Full-time, entry-level position available at worker-owned, Union print shop committed to social justice.

Six-month paid-apprenticeship with an opportunity for a permanent, ownership position.

Strong graphic design and communication skills are a must.

Must be available Saturdays and have experience with Adobe Creative Suite.

As we announced back in April, the Co-operative Party commissioned this independent piece of work from the NEF because we want to see a step-change in the co-operative sector.

I just returned from my first Commonbound conference in St. Louis, hosted by the New Economy Coalition (NEC). Resource Generation has been a part of the New Economy Coalition for a few years and this was my first time attending the conference.

13 Jul, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Federation House, 2 Federation St, Manchester M4 4BF, UK
 

A full day participatory learning experience, sharing insights and practical actions to solve your organisational challenges.

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