The Workers’ Paradise has a new contributing author on board. John A. Atherton from the United Kingdom has offered to cross post his blogs from UK Worker Co-operatives on this site to help reach co-operators in the US. We often think of the UK as being the Consumer sector, but they also have a growing worker co-operative movement.
This brings our author group to six (Bernard and Edgar from SF), Matt, Myself and Fred from Madison, and now John from the UK.
Do you have the inspiration, desire, to put your ideas out there? Join the conversation here. Whether it is a simple comment on an existing post or developing your own series, I hope that you will consider sharing with the rest of us. Fred recently started a neat discussion on the idea of neo-syndicalism that may have been lost over the holidays, but it is worthy of a fresh look. If you want to sign up, you can join as a subscriber by yourself. Then send me an email (johnamac<at>me.com) and let me know a bit about you and that you want to write. I maintain a light edit hand (mainly just to format and make sure that tags are in place).
I expect to do some more updating this year. As I noted in the comments on my most recent post, I think that a bibliography of relevant titles might be worthwhile. The US Federation has maintained a reading list at GoodReads, but repetition never hurts.
In any event, welcome John! We look forward to reading about the UK experience!