Richard Wolff on Unions, Co-ops and Parties
Brexit negotiations: Theresa May is ‘failing Britain’, Jeremy Corbyn says:
"He will add that the “gig economy firms” like the taxi service Uber could be replaced by co-operatives, in which drivers collectively set pay and conditions and share or re-invest the profits from their work."
What If Uber Were a Unionized, Worker-Owned Co-Op? These Denver Cabbies Are Making It Happen
Forget Venture Capitalists—This Scrappy Composting Co-Op Found Another Way to Get Startup Money
"After three years of filing applications to state securities regulators and working for free, in October CERO launched what’s called a “Direct Public Offering,” or DPO—a means by which a business offers stock directly to the public. Setting the minimum investment at just $2,500, open to any resident of Massachusetts, by the end of the year CERO had raised the $100,000 they needed to go into a bank for a loan, and in January they did just that, receiving a $100,000 line of credit from the Cooperative Fund of New England."
Entrepreneurs Looking To Exit, Your Employees May Be Your Buyers
Uber is exploring a way to repair its relationship with drivers: equity in the $69 billion company