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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.

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Left Forum: Democracy at Work Panel

We’ll be speaking at this year’s Left Forum in New York on Saturday, May 30th. Democracy at Work: Achieving Social Change through Worker Coops Session 2 on Sat 12:00pm – 01:50pm in Room L.76 Worker cooperatives allow for genuine participatory democracy and eliminate exploitation of workers. We will explore how transforming the workplace from a capitalist enterprise to a worker cooperative enterprise can…

Building a Worker Coop Ecosystem: Mondragon meets the Five Boroughs

1worker1vote.org co-founders will be at this event in New York City on Monday, March 30. Hosted by Labor Studies at Murphy Institute, this is a free, public conversation with Frederick Freundlich of Mondragon University and members of the NYC Worker Cooperative Coalition. Fred Freundlich is a professor of cooperative enterprise and coordinator of a masters program on cooperative enterprise at the…

Worker Coops And Unions – Together Again | Labor Press

By Joe Maniscalco Bronx, NY – Innovative worker cooperatives throughout the five boroughs have gotten a significant boost this year from both Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration and a progressive City Council. Now, advocates for hungry worker-owned businesses hope that organized labor starts to embrace them equally as well. The City of New York’s prior $1.2 budgetary commitment is currently…

Outperforming Structural Inequalities

There are two major and intertwined, socio-cultural movements driving local economic sovereignty change on a nationwide basis regardless of red or blue state affiliation. The first is land and rooftop-based community solar and the second is the ubiquitous springing-up of worker cooperatives. Connecting these two transformation trends can center the shifting and often contradictory thematic currents driving populist energy and…

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