Resource Links


  1. Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fund
  2. Fund for Democratic Communities
  3. US Federation of Worker Cooperatives
  4. Democracy Collaborative
  5. Democracy at Work
  6. Community
  7. Green Worker Cooperatives
  8. California Center for Cooperative Development
  9. Cooperative Development Institute
  10. University of Wisconsin – Madison Center for Cooperatives
  11. Northcountry Cooperative Foundation
  12. North American Students of Cooperation
  13. Mondragon Corporation
  14. International Cooperative Alliance


  1. The Mondragon Experiment – Corporate Cooperativism
  2. The Cleveland Model
  3. The Take
  4. Democracy in the Workplace
  5. This Way Out: A Step by Step Guide to staring a Workers Cooperative
  6. Democracy at Work
  7. Another Life is Possible: Cooperatives in Barlovento, Venezuela
  8. Teach a Man to Fish is a Mean Spirited Lie
  9. How Worker Cooperatives Work
  10. Wendell Paris narrates on the History of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives
  11. John Zippert narrates on the History of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fund
  12. The Ben Burkett Story: The Unlikey Story of a Small Farmer
  13. A Coop Story: Green Worker Coop Academy
  14. A Coop Story: People’s Construction in Rockaway
  15. A Coop Story: Milk Not Jails
  16. A Coop Story: Beyond Care Childcare Cooperative
  17. New Era Windows Cooperative is Now Open for Business
  18. The Promise and Limits of Worker Coops, with Gar Alperovitz
  19. What would you do if you had political power? With Gar Alperovitz
  20. Jackson Rising: The Bold Agenda of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba
  21. GRITtv: Jessica Gordon Nembhard: Cooperative Economics and Civil Rights


  1. Ronnie Mott, Jackson Free Press, “Jackson Rising Emphasizes Cooperatives”
  2. Kali Akuno, “The Jackson-Kush Plan and the Struggle for Black Self-Determination and Economic Democracy”
  3. International Cooperative Alliance, “Blueprint for a Cooperative Decade”
  4. Kay Mills, “Fannie Lou Hamer: Civil Rights Activist”
  5. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, “Cooperative Ownership in the Struggle for African American Economic Empowerment”
  6. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, “Principles and Strategies for Reconstruction: Models of African American Community Based Cooperative Economic Development”
  7. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, “Non-Traditional analyses of Cooperative Economic Impacts: Preliminary Indicators and a Case Study”
  8. WEB DuBois, “Economic Cooperation among Negro Americans”
  9. J. Vern Cromartie, “WEB DuBois and his advocacy of Black Economic Development: A forgotten or overlooked aspect of a Black leader”
  10. Joseph DeMarco, “The Rationale and Foundation of DuBois’s Theory of Economic Cooperation”
  11. Ajowa Nzinga Ifateyo and Ajamu Nangwaya, “Promoting Cooperative Economics Education and Practice through Kwanzaa”
  12. Ajamu  Nangwaya, “We have to make sure the economically we are free: Worker self-management in Jackson, MS”
  13. Ajamu Nangwaya, “The importance of education and conscientization: Part II on labour self-management”
  14. Joyce Baugh, “Employee Ownership as a strategy for Black Economic Empowerment”
  15. Laura Flanders, “Welcome to Commonomics: How to Build Local Economies Strong Enough for Everyone”
  16. US Solidarity Economy Network, “What is the Solidarity Economy?”
  17. Northcountry Cooperative Foundation, “In Good Company: The Guide to Cooperative Employee Ownership”
  18. John Pencavel, “Worker Cooperatives and Democratic Governance”
  19. Abby Scher, “Financing the New Economy”
  20. Johnson Birchall, “What Financial Cooperatives can teach the big bank”–en/index.htm
  21. Melissa Hoover, “Converting Existing Businesses into Cooperatives”
  22. Angie Brown, “Why just Workers? Why not Owners? Cooperatives as a Wealth Building tool in Communities of Color”
  23. “Co-op Banks to invest in Worker-Owned U.S. businesses”
  24. Richard Wolff, “Economic Prosperity and Economic Democracy: The Worker Co-Op Solution”
  25. Tim Hunt, “Workers of the World, Cooperate”
  26. Mira Luna, “How to Start a Worker Coop”
  27. Gerald E. Scorse, “Workers as Owners: The Other American Dream”
  28. Liz Derias, “K.O.S. (Determination): Black Communities Keeping it Real and Right”
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