@Matt_Noyes when I was at University (UW Madison) and a member of the independent Memorial Union Labor Organization we could only bargain for working conditions (wages were prohibited and since we were specifically excluded from the State labor law and state employees we didn't have any power there). It gave me a different perspective of what a union should be doing!
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Normally, I see May Day as the international workers holiday. It would, in my view, be an international paid holiday where nobody labors and celebrates the value of people. A number of worker co-ops close to celebrate (Rainbow Grocery Co-op … Continue reading
My good friend, Dr. Zoltán Grossman, just posted these videos from his contribution the “Pandemic Academy”. If you share, please give him credit. . .
The Resilience Doctrine: Disaster Cooperativism in the Climate & Pandemic Crises (Part I: Individualism & … Continue reading
“The old temptation of Esau, who sold his birthright for a plate of beans, is something that is something that is constantly being offered to people. Workers, with their hope and right to a new order, have the same temptation … Continue reading
“We should begin by considering all humans as citizens of equal dignity and destiny.”
“The destiny of each one of us is linked to that of others”
–Don José María Arizmendiarrieta
No man is an island entire of itself; every man
is a … Continue reading
Calvin Coolidge, the US President that symbolized the 1920s, has been credited with this statement: “Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; … Continue reading
This is news about the site. I added a pop-up today. It will be used sparingly. I mainly wanted to highlight several co-ops that I am working with that need your support. I got the idea of a pop-up from … Continue reading