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: September 2016

Do Three Imminent Regulatory Ripples a Worker Ownership Tidal Wave Make?

The Holy Grail for those preferring to work within the current predatory capitalist system rather than overthrow it is to combine market-based incentives with progressive but not redistributive policies. Given the vast, untapped waste lands of anachronistic and inequality-enabling U.S. tax, financial, labor and commerce regulations, it’s refreshing to note three new developments that can feed the evolving, aspirational “Ownership…

Labor Day in America

Obdurately like a species voting for its own extinction, American Democracy self-deports its founding values in exchange for a massive solidarity deficit with well-defined causes and victims but some emerging remedies. Four categories cry out for a national conversation this Labor Day: decaying civic culture, shareholders with more rights than stakeholders, comparative actuarial tables based on race and economic class,…

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