Ask Prof Wolff: Why a Worker Co-op Economy Would be Less Unstable

A patron of Economic Update asks: "My question is, would worker owned and operated cooperatives operating in a market driven, profit motivated economy be more immune to the boom-bust cycle we see in capitalism? Or would such cooperatives just be more resilient throughout the "business cycle?" What about an economy composed of cooperatives makes it less unstable than a capitalist one?"

This is Professor Richard Wolff's video response.

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