#1039 What worker coops can do for us (Capitalism)

Air Date: 08-30-2016

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Today we look in detail at the overdue concept of worker owned and operated enterprises and what they can do to help improve the lives of people who work for a living 

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Own The Change: Building Workplace Democracy One Worker Cooperative At A Time - The F Word w/ @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date: 2-9-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: We Demand Change - Tristan James

Ch. 4: Act 2: Dispelling some myths about worker coops - Economic Update w: @profwolff - Air Date 6-12-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Banking on a Myth - Andrew Bird

Ch. 6: Act 3: Defying the Crisis - The Spanish Collective Mondragan - Air Date 1-25-12

Ch. 7: Song 3: Look To The Future - Birthrite

Ch. 8: Act 4: Julia Hutchins: How cooperative businesses can answer tough business challenges - TEDxMileHigh - Air Date 12-16-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Cooperation - Jim Valley

Ch. 10: Act 5: The Promise and Limitations of Worker Co-ops -- Gar Alperovitz - Workplace Democracy - Air Date 9-15-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: Interesting Times - Akira the Don

Ch. 12: Act 6: The UK Labor party taking the lead on worker coops - Economic Update w: @profwolff - Air Date 5-9-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Capitalism Is Tearing Us Apart - sole

Ch. 14: Act 7: Join a Local Democracy @ Work Action Group via @Democracyatwrk - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: Time for Action - Secret Affair

Ch. 16: Act 8: Some barriers that prevent the creation of worker coops - @theLFshow w: @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date 2-23-16


Ch. 17: Voting in safe states - Steven from Brooklyn

Ch. 18: Thoughts on "Safe States" - Darice from Washington, DC

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 19: Final comments on the end of our summer fundraiser

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Find or start a Democracy At Work Action Group in your area at http://www.democracyatwork.info/groups

Follow Democracy At Work on Twitter at @Democracyatwrk 


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Written by BOTL social media/activism director Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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