In this segment, I explain the overall political economic philosophy behind Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperatives, which I helped develop as a part of the Democracy Collaborative. By reinscribing worker ownership within a community framework, cooperatives like these can not just build a more equitable economy, but can help us get past the growth imperative and stave off ecological crisis.
Watch previous segments:
- Part 1: Inequality
- Part 2: “Socialism”
- Part 3: The Politics of the New Economy
- Part 4: New Possibilities, New Alternatives
- Part 5: The end of liberalism? Deadlock and decentralization