A New Economy for Present Times

Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young: A New Economy for Present Times

from GritTV, Published July 2, 2013


Laura Flanders interviews the directors of Shift Change, a film about the cooperative business movement.

Cooperatives in the United States have existed more or less under the radar. Taking many forms: worker cooperatives, housing cooperatives, food cooperatives, are a reflection of what people can do when they band together. While not a cure all for our economically hard times, cooperatives may offer us a step in regaining some power, especially in the workplace, and our lives.