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New! PBS Broadcast Schedule – Summer and Fall 2014

New! PBS Broadcast Schedule – Summer and Fall 2014

October 20, 20141 Comment

Beginning in July, 2014, SHIFT CHANGE will be broadcast on PBS stations around the U.S. Below is the broadcast schedule. The schedule will be updated regularly as new broadcasts are confirmed. Please note that dates are subject to change, please check your local listings to confirm. If SHIFT CHANGE has already aired on your local station, [...]

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U.S. Worker Coops and Employee Ownership Information By Region

U.S. Worker Coops and Employee Ownership Information By Region

May 2, 20141 Comment

While the US economy remains sluggish, companies owned and managed by employees are faring better. They are more innovative, efficient, and profitable than the norm and are gaining attention. Encouraging worker-owned businesses can help the economy be more equitable, without new taxes and government regulations. The worker coops and employee owned businesses listed in the [...]

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Report From our November Visit to Mondragon

Report From our November Visit to Mondragon

December 11, 20130 Comments

We arrived in Mondragon at a challenging time. Fagor Home Appliances, the first and largest Mondragon industrial cooperative was preparing to declare bankruptcy following the collapse of the housing boom in Europe. Two years ago when we filmed at Fagor for SHIFT CHANGE, we knew that production was down and some Fagor workers were transferring [...]

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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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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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The Field Guide to Investing in a Resilient Economy: Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperatives (CSR Newswire)

The Field Guide to Investing in a Resilient Economy: Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperatives (CSR Newswire)

April 11, 20120 Comments

[This article was originally published on CSR Newswire. Read the full story here >] By Susan Arterian In our last post we introduced Capital Institute’s Field Guide to Investing in a Resilient Economy series, which utilizes the power of narrative to recast the story of our financial system, chronicling the progress of transformative, scalable, real-world investment models that support [...]

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Al Jazeera TV report – Spanish co-op weathers financial storm

Al Jazeera TV report – Spanish co-op weathers financial storm

March 23, 20120 Comments

The world’s largest worker-owned co-operative remains strong despite Spain’s financial woes.  

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