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SHIFT CHANGE Producers Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young Featured in Whidbey Life Magazine

SHIFT CHANGE Producers Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young Featured in Whidbey Life Magazine

March 27, 20140 Comments

[ Reposted from Whidbey Life Magazine] BY DIANNA MACLEOD, Whidbey Life Magazine contributor, March 27, 2014 When Mark Dworkin sat in the projectionist’s booth of The Clyde Theatre in the 1970s making sure the images on the screen kept moving, he didn’t know his own movies would one day be projected on that screen. He knew only [...]

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City Council Hearing Testimony on Building a Cooperative Economy In New York

City Council Hearing Testimony on Building a Cooperative Economy In New York

March 7, 20140 Comments

[The following post comes from Brittany at the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies] Photo: Green Worker Coops On Feb. 24, the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) proposed a list of recommendations the New York City Council could implement to cope with poverty, long-term joblessness, growing isolation of low-wage workers and unprecedented levels of income [...]

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A Message from SHIFT CHANGE Producers Mark and Melissa: Visiting Co-ops in Europe

A Message from SHIFT CHANGE Producers Mark and Melissa: Visiting Co-ops in Europe

November 14, 20130 Comments

Hello from Italy! Mark and I saved up our airline miles, and got free tickets to Italy, in part for a vacation, which we have not had in years, and in part to investigate whether it would make sense for us to make a film about the complex coop economy that is here, in some [...]

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SHIFT CHANGE Premieres in NYC on June 10!

SHIFT CHANGE Premieres in NYC on June 10!

May 13, 20130 Comments

SHIFT CHANGE will premiere in New York City Monday, June 10, 7:30 p.m., at the Anthology Film Archives. The film will be introduced by journalist and GRITtv host, Laura Flanders; filmmakers Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young will host a discussion after the screening. The New York theatrical premiere of SHIFT CHANGE is co-sponsored by SolidarityNYC, New York City Network of Worker [...]

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SHIFT CHANGE featured on Moyers & Company

SHIFT CHANGE featured on Moyers & Company

March 24, 20130 Comments

We are happy to report that footage from SHIFT CHANGE was recently featured on an episode of the popular PBS program, Moyers & Company. SHIFT CHANGE was featured in conjunction with Bill Moyers’ interview with economist Richard Wolff, an advocate of the worker cooperative business model. In addition to the appearance of footage from two [...]

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Announcing TWO upcoming screenings in Washington, D.C.

Announcing TWO upcoming screenings in Washington, D.C.

December 3, 20120 Comments

Announcing two December 17th screenings of SHIFT CHANGE in Washington, D.C. More information about the film and links to RSVP for the daytime event and to purchase tickets to the evening screening can be found here >   Special Daytime Screening of SHIFT CHANGE Monday, December 17, 2012, 11:00 AM Gompers Room, AFL-CIO, 815 16th [...]

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SHIFT CHANGE Takes Boston! New Screenings in October

SHIFT CHANGE Takes Boston! New Screenings in October

October 8, 20120 Comments

SHIFT CHANGE–the new documentary about how worker-owned cooperatives are reshaping the economy around Boston, the US, and the world– will soon premiere in Boston! We’re pleased to announce two upcoming screenings, both of which are free and open to the public. Looking for SHIFT CHANGE in another region? View our complete screening calendar >   [...]

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Tickets on Sale Now! The World Premiere of SHIFT CHANGE

Tickets on Sale Now! The World Premiere of SHIFT CHANGE

August 18, 20120 Comments

Tickets are now on sale for the World Premiere of  SHIFT CHANGE! We hope you will join us in Oakland, California, on October 18 for what promises to be a great party. World Premiere Screening! Thursday, October 18, 2012 |  Grand Lake Theater, Oakland, CA  |  8:00pm Tickets: http://shiftchange.bpt.me  The filmmakers and special guests will be [...]

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Images & Observations from the 2012 US Federation of Worker Cooperatives Conference in Boston, MA

Images & Observations from the 2012 US Federation of Worker Cooperatives Conference in Boston, MA

July 6, 20120 Comments

Producers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin took part in the national U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives conference in Boston June 22-24. They presented several short preview clips from Shift Change, about WAGES, Arizmendi, and some of the MadWorc cooperatives from Madison, Wisconsin. The clips were greeted with enthusiasm, and many coop members at the conference [...]

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Principles for a New Economy 2012 (PDF)

Principles for a New Economy 2012 (PDF)

June 13, 20120 Comments

Many are working on priorities for a “New Economy.” Here are some thoughtful principles from the New Economy Network, drafted by several collaborating groups. Download the PDF: “Principles for a New Economy 2012″      

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