Workplace Democracy

GEO is happy to announce that we will once again be offering our Advancing the Development of Worker Cooperatives one-day mini-conference in conjunction with the Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy.  This presession will be held on Friday, June 9th from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  The day will be broken into two sessions.  Cost are $55 for one of the sessions, or $90 for the full day (lunch is included for

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To read about the Cooperative Toudarte visit AroundTheWorld.coop

 

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In this episode of Each For All, we talk to Marty Frost, a prolific member of the co-op sector, Co-operative Developer with Devco, board member at CCEC Credit Union, Aunt Leah’s Foundation, and the British Columbia Co-operative Association. 

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The USFWC Policy and Advocacy Council hosts quarterly public webinars on current topics. This quarter, we will be focusing on the resources you need to communicate with your local small business development centers, who are responsible for sharing information about worker ownership after the Main Street Employee Ownership Act.

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Originally published in GEO Vol. 1, Issue #45: Globalization from Below, 2001.

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Translated by Matt Noyes

(Thanks to Emi Do and Leo Sammallahti – MN)

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Malikia Johnson and Cadwell Turnbull interview Chris Rabb at the 2018 Worker Cooperative National Conference, held in Los Angeles, CA in the autumn of 2018

 

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Aaron Tanaka is founder and Director of the Boston-based Center for Economic Democracy. Aaron is also a community organizer, grant-maker, impact investor, and a founding organizer of the Boston Ujima Project, which brings together neighbors, workers, business owners and investors to create a new community-controlled regional economy. He is an Echoing Green and BALLE Fellow, and co-chair of the national New Economy Coalition and the Asian American Resource Workshop.

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Morning in La América Market Plaza is a bright mix of smells and colors. In the fruit stands, shelves are piled high with eggplants, avocados, and yellow mangos. Next door, the fresh green smell of rue and eucalyptus wafts from an herb seller’s booth. In another aisle, pots of bubbling soup fill the air with the smell of chicken and cilantro. In a small shop nearby, a vendor carefully stacks a wall of dark brown sugar bricks that reaches up towards the ceiling.

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Please join us for our second GEO Get-Together with Nathan Schneider and Cadwell Turnbull as they discuss their recent media work on solidarity economics.
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