articles tagged "Cooperatives"

Economic Democracy Conference

Thursday, 11 October 2012 | buzz
Economic Democracy Conference

In this special pledge drive edition on Thursday October 11, Tony Castaneda spoke with Norman Stockwell, who will be speaking at and taking part in the Economic Democracy Conference, taking place in Madison this Oct 11 – 14.   This is “the first ever conference of its kind” explains Stockwell, “Madison is really…a very appropriate place to have this [conference] because Dane County… has the highest concentration of co-ops and collectives in the country. So we really have been a laboratory for economic democracy right here in Madison… probably for about 150 years.” With the growing disillusionment of the economic structures we are faced with today, the vast array of organizational structures and collectives that are …. more »

Cooperatives

Friday, 6 July 2012 | A Public Affair

On Friday July 6, Rebecca Kemble subbing for Esty Dinur interviewed Kristen Forde, the Union Cab President, and filmmaker Melissa Young, producer of ‘Stuff Change’ about cooperatives. These guests discussed how cooperatives work as well as the difference between worker-owned stores and cooperatives. For more information about Melissa Young, check out her website: http://shiftchange.org/ For more information about Kristen Forde, check out her website: http://www.unioncab.coop/ more »

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