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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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World Premiere Photo Gallery!

World Premiere Photo Gallery!

October 26, 20120 Comments

The world premiere of SHIFT CHANGE took place on October 18 in Oakland, CA. More than 400 cooperators, supporters, sponsors, and friends gathered to celebrate the release of the film and to kick off its nationwide tour. We were fortunate to have the photographic skills of Brooke Anderson, who documented both the VIP pre-reception at [...]

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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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Occupy by Analogy: Christopher Mackin in Conversation with The Straddler

Occupy by Analogy: Christopher Mackin in Conversation with The Straddler

June 11, 20120 Comments

[Originally published in The Straddler] This is an excellent interview with Christopher Mackin, of Ownership Associates, in which he reflects on the development of current mainstream business structures and also the roots and possibilities for more widespread employee ownership. ————————————————————– On April 17, 2012, The Straddler met Christopher Mackin in the lobby of the New [...]

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Capitalism Has Failed: 5 Bold Ways to Build a New World (Alternet)

Capitalism Has Failed: 5 Bold Ways to Build a New World (Alternet)

May 25, 20120 Comments

Gar Alperovitz and the Democracy Collaborative which he founded are working with us to set up screenings of Shift Change in the fall and helping to prepare discussion materials to accompany the film.  This article is the first in a 5 part series published on Alternet. May 16, 2012:  As our political system sputters, a [...]

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We Did It! Thank You for Your Support!

We Did It! Thank You for Your Support!

May 4, 20120 Comments

We did it! We’re so pleased to announce that we reached our $30k Kickstarter fundraising goal to finish our film, Shift Change! But we definitely didn’t do it alone. We want to thank each and every one of the 247 people who pledged their financial support. We also want to thank all of the friends, [...]

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