Resource Links

Websites

  1. Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fund http://www.federationsoutherncoop.com/
  2. Fund for Democratic Communities http://f4dc.org/
  3. US Federation of Worker Cooperatives http://www.usworker.coop/
  4. Democracy Collaborative http://democracycollaborative.org/
  5. Democracy at Work http://www.democracyatwork.info/
  6. Community Wealth.org http://community-wealth.org/
  7. Green Worker Cooperatives http://www.greenworker.coop/
  8. California Center for Cooperative Development http://www.cccd.coop/
  9. Cooperative Development Institute http://www.cdi.coop/
  10. University of Wisconsin – Madison Center for Cooperatives http://www.uwcc.wisc.edu/default.aspx
  11. Northcountry Cooperative Foundation http://northcountryfoundation.org/
  12. North American Students of Cooperation http://www.nasco.coop/
  13. Mondragon Corporation http://www.mondragon-corporation.com/eng/
  14. International Cooperative Alliance http://ica.coop/en

Videos

  1. The Mondragon Experiment – Corporate Cooperativism http://youtu.be/-obHJfTaQvw
  2. The Cleveland Model http://youtu.be/ZlO_2QhUQRI
  3. The Take http://youtu.be/Sug7bWxTuSo
  4. Democracy in the Workplace http://youtu.be/-cyP1tR45qU
  5. This Way Out: A Step by Step Guide to staring a Workers Cooperative http://youtu.be/M2e0RWiuZNY
  6. Democracy at Work http://youtu.be/8xGY6Lc71ns
  7. Another Life is Possible: Cooperatives in Barlovento, Venezuela http://youtu.be/bgL4WMlzuGU
  8. Teach a Man to Fish is a Mean Spirited Lie http://f4dc.org/2013/ed-whitfield-on-why-the-teach-a-man-to-fish-parable-is-a-mean-spirited-lie/
  9. How Worker Cooperatives Work http://youtu.be/qbZ8ojEuN5I
  10. Wendell Paris narrates on the History of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives http://youtu.be/22rSvRAGQq8
  11. John Zippert narrates on the History of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fund http://youtu.be/LUtYX23E9mo
  12. The Ben Burkett Story: The Unlikey Story of a Small Farmer http://youtu.be/JM7zHWey3DQ
  13. A Coop Story: Green Worker Coop Academy http://youtu.be/7vPJmxJWg84
  14. A Coop Story: People’s Construction in Rockaway http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cqZAUKWuQI&feature=share&list=PLOWumRv2zO8Z9rvBbeBTOhQy2uLmb0ZVW
  15. A Coop Story: Milk Not Jails http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Fz4Z1qphhw&feature=share&list=PLOWumRv2zO8Z9rvBbeBTOhQy2uLmb0ZVW&index=2
  16. A Coop Story: Beyond Care Childcare Cooperative http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VtDdeX1woQ&feature=share&list=PLOWumRv2zO8Z9rvBbeBTOhQy2uLmb0ZVW&index=4
  17. New Era Windows Cooperative is Now Open for Business http://youtu.be/gCiZ6RMmQ5M
  18. The Promise and Limits of Worker Coops, with Gar Alperovitz http://youtu.be/8JjicvAjGEY
  19. What would you do if you had political power? With Gar Alperovitz http://youtu.be/fULKbSXLsiE
  20. Jackson Rising: The Bold Agenda of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba http://youtu.be/iLbxDkQEpKE
  21. GRITtv: Jessica Gordon Nembhard: Cooperative Economics and Civil Rights http://grittv.org/?video=jessica-gordon-nembhard-cooperative-structures-and-civil-rights

Articles

  1. Ronnie Mott, Jackson Free Press, “Jackson Rising Emphasizes Cooperatives” http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2014/feb/03/jackson-rising-emphasizes-cooperatives/
  2. Kali Akuno, “The Jackson-Kush Plan and the Struggle for Black Self-Determination and Economic Democracy” http://navigatingthestorm.blogspot.com/2012/05/the-jackson-kush-plan-and-struggle-for.html
  3. International Cooperative Alliance, “Blueprint for a Cooperative Decade” http://ica.coop/sites/default/files/media_items/ICA%20Blueprint%20-%20Final%20-%20Feb%2013%20EN.pdf
  4. Kay Mills, “Fannie Lou Hamer: Civil Rights Activist” http://mshistorynow.mdah.state.ms.us/articles/51/fannie-lou-hamer-civil-rights-activist
  5. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, “Cooperative Ownership in the Struggle for African American Economic Empowerment” http://www.federationsoutherncoop.com/coopinfo/H&S%20AA%20coop%20strategy%20Nembhard.pdf
  6. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, “Principles and Strategies for Reconstruction: Models of African American Community Based Cooperative Economic Development” http://www.federationsoutherncoop.com/coopinfo/GordonNembhard%20NO%20Reconstruct%20HJAAPP.pdf.
  7. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, “Non-Traditional analyses of Cooperative Economic Impacts: Preliminary Indicators and a Case Study” http://www.federationsoutherncoop.com/coopinfo/GordonNembhard%20coop%20impacts%20IRC04.pdf
  8. WEB DuBois, “Economic Cooperation among Negro Americans” http://www.library.umass.edu/spcoll/digital/dubois/dubois12.pdf
  9. J. Vern Cromartie, “WEB DuBois and his advocacy of Black Economic Development: A forgotten or overlooked aspect of a Black leader” http://conferences.cluteonline.com/index.php/IAC/2011LV/paper/viewFile/643/650
  10. Joseph DeMarco, “The Rationale and Foundation of DuBois’s Theory of Economic Cooperation” http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/marilynm/Theorizing_Black_America_Syllabus_files/DuBois_%20Theory_of_Economic_Cooperation.pdf
  11. Ajowa Nzinga Ifateyo and Ajamu Nangwaya, “Promoting Cooperative Economics Education and Practice through Kwanzaa” http://toronto.mediacoop.ca/blog/ajamu-nangwaya/9463
  12. Ajamu  Nangwaya, “We have to make sure the economically we are free: Worker self-management in Jackson, MS” http://rabble.ca/news/2013/09/we-have-to-make-sure-economically-were-free-worker-self-management-jackson-miss
  13. Ajamu Nangwaya, “The importance of education and conscientization: Part II on labour self-management” http://rabble.ca/news/2013/09/importance-education-and-conscientization-part-ii-on-labour-self-management
  14. Joyce Baugh, “Employee Ownership as a strategy for Black Economic Empowerment” http://dept.kent.edu/oeoc/OEOCLibrary/Preprints/BaughEmployeeOwnershipAsAStrategyForBlackEconomicEmpowerment1991.pdf
  15. Laura Flanders, “Welcome to Commonomics: How to Build Local Economies Strong Enough for Everyone” http://www.yesmagazine.org/commonomics/welcome-to-commonomics-how-to-build-local-economies-strong-enough-for-everyone
  16. US Solidarity Economy Network, “What is the Solidarity Economy?” http://www.ussen.org/solidarity/what.
  17. Northcountry Cooperative Foundation, “In Good Company: The Guide to Cooperative Employee Ownership” http://www.cccd.coop/files/worker_coop_toolbox.pdf
  18. John Pencavel, “Worker Cooperatives and Democratic Governance” http://siepr.stanford.edu/?q=%2Fsystem%2Ffiles%2Fshared%2Fpubs%2Fpapers%2F12-003.pdf
  19. Abby Scher, “Financing the New Economy” https://portside.org/2013-12-09/financing-new-economy
  20. Johnson Birchall, “What Financial Cooperatives can teach the big bank” http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/comment-analysis/WCMS_192406/lang–en/index.htm
  21. Melissa Hoover, “Converting Existing Businesses into Cooperatives” http://community-wealth.org/content/converting-existing-businesses-worker-cooperatives
  22. Angie Brown, “Why just Workers? Why not Owners? Cooperatives as a Wealth Building tool in Communities of Color” http://nexuscp.org/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” http://www.peoplesworld.org/co-op-banks-to-invest-in-worker-owned-u-s-businesses/
  24. Richard Wolff, “Economic Prosperity and Economic Democracy: The Worker Co-Op Solution” http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/20991-worker-coops-and-left-strategy.
  25. Tim Hunt, “Workers of the World, Cooperate” http://www.redpepper.org.uk/Workers-of-the-world-co-operate/
  26. Mira Luna, “How to Start a Worker Coop” http://www.shareable.net/blog/how-to-start-a-worker-co-op.
  27. Gerald E. Scorse, “Workers as Owners: The Other American Dream” http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/02/07/workers-as-owners-the-other-american-dream/
  28. Liz Derias, “K.O.S. (Determination): Black Communities Keeping it Real and Right” http://thefeministwire.com/2014/01/black-communities-keeping-it-real-and-right/
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