Meet the socialist city council candidate who is fighting for economic justice
Less than two week's out from NYC's local 2017 elections, Jabari Brisport — a DSA-endorsed, Green Party candidate for Brooklyn's 35th District — has a real shot to become the only socialist candidate on New York's City Council.
We caught up with Jabari to discuss his bold ideas for the city, why he wants a "worker-owned economy," and much more.Read more
The Full Participation Economy: New York City — Where to go next? [Part V]
New York City has hosted worker cooperatives for years and is moving to provide additional support for WSDE development. New York City’s Cooperative Home Health Care (CHCA) is the largest worker cooperative in the United States. Given its expanding cooperative economy, Democracy at Work recommends that New York City commit more resources to this sector, such as grant funding for start-up and operation of WSDEs, tax abatements, and a dedicated agency that oversees training and funding, like the Small Business Administration.Read more