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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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Tips & Resources: Help Us Spread the Word About Shift Change on Kickstarter!

Tips & Resources: Help Us Spread the Word About Shift Change on Kickstarter!

April 3, 20122 Comments

From April 4 – May 4, 2012 we are running a Kickstarter campaign to raise much-needed funds for the completion and distribution of Shift Change: Putting Democracy to Work. Kickstarter is the world’s largest online funding platform for creative projects. Our goal is to raise $30k in 30 days. We are counting on your support– [...]

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Is There a Cooperative Near You? Check Out This Interactive Map!

Is There a Cooperative Near You? Check Out This Interactive Map!

August 12, 20111 Comment

Once you start looking, you discover there are cooperative enterprises all around us. Did you know that Handwork in Ithaca New York is a worker cooperative? C4 Tech & Design in New Orleans? Blue Ridge Biofuels in Asheville NC? Equal Exchange coffee importer in West Bridgewater MA? CH2MHILL in Englewood, CO? Select Machine in Kent, [...]

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