All 143 REI stores will be closed on Black Friday. But what more can the co-op do to live up to its values and transform the conversation in the United States?
It’s a once-in-a-generation opportunity: Selling to employees can yield a better price, preserve a legacy, keep jobs and profits local—and maybe even eradicate inequality.
Baby boomers are the largest percentage of business owners, and they’re headed toward retirement. Worker cooperatives could keep the jobs they’ve created from disappearing.
As cooperative culture spreads into the tech world, Loomio is part of a new wave of entrepreneurs figuring out how to finance a more democratic, values-centered online economy.
Soul Fire Farm provides farm education to Black and Latino youth in an effort to end a history of racism and injustice in America's food system.
A growing number of unions are successfully turning to the cooperative model to fight for worker’s rights.
A growing number of cities are investing in co-ops to keep money local and neighborhoods affordable.
Here's how to use your holiday shopping to support cooperatives.
A co-op training program in Brooklyn could serve as a model for other cities looking to combat the effects of gentrification for long-time residents.
Learn how to turn any business into a worker-owned cooperative with this checklist.
A New York City co-op raises $1.2 million in pledges to fight gentrification and provide affordable rent for local business owners.