In this episode of Left Out, we sat down with Kali Akuno — the co-founder and co-directer of Cooperation Jackson. We discuss the emerging network of worker-owned cooperatives and the people behind it building an alternative, solidarity-based economy inside the majority-black and impoverished city of Jackson, Mississippi.
We then diver deeper into the different types of worker-owned cooperatives that makeup Cooperation Jackson; the importance of developing cooperatives with clear political aims; and the need for a nationwide network of cooperatives and solidarity economic institutions as a viable alternative to the exploitative nature of our current economic, social, and environmental relations.(More...)
Global Capitalism: "The GOP/Trump Plan for 2018: CUT SOCIAL SERVICES AND PROGRAMS
These programs begin with 30 minutes of short updates on important economic events of the last month, then Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For January 2018, these issues will include...(More...)