Solidarity Economy

Explosion of Interest in Worker Cooperatives Drives Economic Changes

These stories are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the growing trend of businesses being bought out and democratically owned by their employees. And these aren’t isolated incidents: they’re in large part due to organizing from the worker cooperative movement. This shift to converting traditional business to worker-ownership has been a key strategic decision by cooperative advocates. [...]

Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: Social Media and the Internet as a Powerful Organizing Tool

Prof. Harvey is joined by Chris Caruso, Director of Education at The People’s Forum. Chris is popular educator, community organizer, and educational technologist. He has been active for over 30 years in the movement to end poverty, led by the poor. In this interview, Caruso discusses with Harvey the pivotal role social media and the internet have had on the plight and fight of poor people’s movements. [...]