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Forum Post: Worker Owned Businesses Point to New Forms of Ownership

Posted 8 years ago on Feb. 14, 2013, 8:11 p.m. EST by PeterKropotkin (1050) from Oakland, CA
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Can co-ops come out of the margins of the economy and be part of a larger political project to transform how things are owned?

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[-] 2 points by GypsyKing (8708) 8 years ago

Well, the trolls know that cooperatives can't challenge the existing system anyway . . . it's a start.

[-] 0 points by OTP (-203) from Tampa, FL 8 years ago

"we spend a lot of time protesting things we dont like, instead of building something new"


Although, the other guy claiming that the bailouts were good because it led to "nationalization"... I really cant believe they put that in there.

[+] -5 points by Shayneh (-482) 8 years ago

The problem I see with cooperatives is that they will put unions out of business.

[-] -3 points by Shayneh (-482) 8 years ago

Hellow there dear lady GirlFriday, how you doing tonight - having a rough go of it.

[-] 0 points by penguento (362) 8 years ago

I think that's the point. Unions are for adversarial workplaces. They aren't needed in a cooperative environment.