John Hartmann


Want you on our radio station

very interested in using mind mapping to organize myself and the work that I do for the environment, and other social causes. Love listening and learning from R.D.Wolff. Would love to air his talks on our radio station.  We soon will be streaming our local broadcasts on the Internet.

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    Democracy at Work is a non-profitthat advocates for worker cooperatives and democratic workplaces as a key path to a stronger, democratic economic system. Based on the book Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism by Richard D. Wolff, we envision a future where workers at every level of their offices, stores, and factories have equal voices in the direction of their enterprise and its impact within their community and society at large.

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    • Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff, a weekly TV and radio show and podcast
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    We also host a blog, release limited items such as books, and offer partial support to volunteer groups across the world who are committed to advocating for a stronger, democratic economic system in their local communities.

    Each of these are a collaborative effort, and are brought to you by the hard work and dedication of a small team of workers. To keep costs low, we work via a digital office and rely on donated time from Prof. Wolff as well as other volunteer contributors. We are a 501(c)3 but operate internally as a cooperative to better embody the ideals we believe are a critical part of effective system change. 

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