Ask Prof Wolff: Worker Co-ops and Expansion

A patron of Economic Update asks: "One of the challenges of worker cooperatives growing seems to be that worker cooperatives are not as interested in expansion as their capitalist counterparts. What are your thoughts on a worker cooperative investment bank whose sole purpose would be to help start worker cooperatives?"

This is Professor Richard Wolff's video response.

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Showing 3 comments

  • Fespopedro Smith
    commented 2021-03-04 02:22:12 -0500
    Think about what you want to say beforehand, and then look for some time where you can talk without any interruptions.
  • Fespopedro Smith
    commented 2021-03-04 02:21:49 -0500
    As you’re addressing your concerns, bring up what you need from the relationship and what makes you feel scared so your partner understands you better.
  • Fespopedro Smith
    commented 2021-03-04 02:21:34 -0500
    As another example, you could say something like, “I feel a little nervous and stressed because this is my first relationship. Do you have a couple of minutes so I can tell you why I’m concerned?”

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