1worker1vote is building a national network of hybrid, shared ownership, regional and municipal ecosystems starting with unionized worker-owned cooperative businesses to overcome structural inequalities of opportunity, mobility, and income. Building pathways out of poverty leading to pathways toward prosperity.

Monthly Archives: October 2014

Democracy in the workplace | Boulder Weekly

Dave Anderson contributed this piece to the Boulder Weekly after a local community wealth building conference: Can democracy just consist of voting at the ballot box when we spend much of our time living under a dictatorship at the workplace? Increasingly, Americans are saying no. Under the radar, many are creating collective, cooperative kinds of economic institutions that aren’t your usual…

Democracy in the workplace | Boulder Weekly

Reporting from the Community Wealth Building conference held at the University of Colorado in Aurora, Dave Anderson wrote about Michael Peck’s presentation and the union co-op model: In 2009, the United Steelworkers Union (USW), the largest industrial union in the United States, announced a formal partnership with Mondragon. As manufacturing companies continue to move plants overseas, the USW wants to bring the…

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