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We invite you to become part of the conversation by reading recent posts and submitting original pieces for the Democracy at Work blog. We are currently accepting submissions that:
  • Reports on the failures of our existing economic system in relation to real solutions;
  • Op-Eds and commentary advocating for worker-owned cooperatives and democratizing the workplace;
  • Scholarly and research-based articles on the economics and political feasibility of worker-owned cooperatives;
  • In-depth multimedia profiles on coops and worker-owned enterprises operating in the U.S. and abroad;
  • Activist reports from d@w-Groups as well as individuals in support of worker-owned cooperatives in their communities;
  • Historical essays about worked-owned enterprises and the international worker cooperative movement.
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO:  blog@democracyatwork.info

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Paul SlikerEditor
Helen Brandt, Copy Editor
Kayla JonesCopy Editor
George Speckman, Copy editor
Karina Stenquist, Copy editor
 
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Large corporations and wealthy individuals pay far less than their fair share of taxes. Until we democratize the economy, the rest of us—who are not members of the boards of directors of large corporations or wealthy individuals—will continue to be forced to shoulder the burden of paying taxes to finance government services.


 

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The largest study comparing worker cooperatives to normal companies shows that cooperatives are more productive.


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In this careful and robust examination of all of the evidence currently available, economist Virginie Pérotin compares the performance of worker cooperatives to that of conventional capitalist firms.



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