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.
When Republic Windows and Doors closed down without giving workers notice, the issue drew national attention. Since then, they’ve turned the factory into a worker-owned co-op—where they hold the power.
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.
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Exactly how much difference do “new economy” organizations make? Economists looked into it, and here are a few of their results.
After years of work as a climate activist, Keith Harrington decided to get a degree in economics. Now, he’s working to transform the field.
A new film asks whether practicing workplace democracy would be easier if our media gave us as many visions of collaboration as they do of competition?
Reading is one of Pennsylvania’s poorest cities. Can its residents turn things around by building a more democratic economy?
Organizations that aim to reduce the use of toxic chemicals have long focused on shutting down offending businesses. But this story from Boston shows another way.