Worker Cooperatives

This 2-part series takes a deep dive into the movement that is coalescing around worker cooperatives. We explore the idea of workplace and economic democracy— looking at the cooperative movement's vision of strengthening social, racial, and economic justice. We also explore many of the challenges faced by individual cooperatives and the movement as a whole. How do the values of collectivism bump up against those of our dominant capitalist economic system? How do we collectively unlearn the the myths of our neoliberal age? And how can cooperatives succeed and thrive within this 21st century sea of global capitalism, where competition and profit-maximization rule? These are just some of the questions that we explore in our Worker Cooperatives series....