Ask Prof Wolff: From Capitalism to Co-op

A Patron of Economic Update asks: "How can we make further inroads toward business conversion to the cooperative model while so many business owners look down on their workers as incompetent or unfit for “leadership” and discredit the value of their labor in their businesses’ success and prosperity? On this same note of conversion, what strategies can help us to ‘convert’ workers themselves to cooperative economics — and to ‘convert’ capitalist funding toward these same ends?"

This is Professor Richard Wolff's video response.

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  • Lines Vitos
    commented 2022-01-12 07:43:28 -0500
    There are many solutions to this problem. New business opportunities are now open. You can run a business from the comfort of your home and make money on the Internet. On the one hand, it is very convenient, but you lose the opportunity to communicate and be in society.
  • Sara Jampen
    commented 2022-01-11 07:24:24 -0500
    It’s true. Many business owners look down on their employees as incompetent or unsuitable. And this is alarming. All have the right to work and should not be subject to humiliation or discrimination at work.

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