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SHIFT CHANGE to air widely on WORLD Channel in 2015: View the schedule

SHIFT CHANGE to air widely on WORLD Channel in 2015: View the schedule

December 11, 20140 Comments

Thanks to the WORLD Channel, there will be an extensive new round of television broadcasts in 2015! SHIFT CHANGE will air on stations in regions where it has not yet aired [Boston and Springfield, MA; Maine; Montana, and more], and will also be re-broadcast in cities where it has already aired. Most of these broadcasts [...]

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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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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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Watch a 6-Minute Preview of SHIFT CHANGE

May 3, 20125 Comments

At a time when many are disillusioned with big banks and big business, and growing inequity in our country, employee ownership offers a real solution for workers and communities. SHIFT CHANGE is a new documentary that highlights worker-owned enterprises in North America and in Mondragon, Spain. Take a look at the preview and please share your [...]

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A Message from Shift Change Producer Melissa Young

A Message from Shift Change Producer Melissa Young

April 13, 20124 Comments

Dear friends, cooperators, and supporters, Maybe you, like me, have felt discouraged about the state of our economy, and the imbalance of political and economic power in the U.S. today. It was this feeling of discouragement and frustration that initially set me on a path to look for concrete, accessible alternatives. A friend suggested that [...]

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American Dream 2.0: Can Worker-Owned Coops End Poverty?

American Dream 2.0: Can Worker-Owned Coops End Poverty?

March 24, 20120 Comments

[This article originally appeared here on Rebuild the Dream] This month, Rebuild the Dream is taking a look at a few of the amazing ways people in our communities are coming together to create local economies that empower the 99%. We call these initiatives the American Dream 2.0 because they are providing a totally revamped [...]

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Occupy Production: A Vision for Democracy at Work

Occupy Production: A Vision for Democracy at Work

December 6, 20110 Comments

(by: Richard D. Wolff, Truthout | Op-Ed)  As the Occupy movement keeps developing, it seeks solutions for the economic and political dysfunctions it exposes and opposes. For many, the capitalist economic system itself is the basic problem. They want change to another system, but not to the traditional socialist alternative (e.g. USSR or China). That [...]

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